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The Pitfalls of Lawyer Advertising

The Pitfalls of Lawyer Advertising A case decided by a jury in Rochester presents a glaring example of why choosing a lawyer to represent you in a serious personal injury matter should be a far different process than choosing a … Continue reading

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False Advertising Suit by LegalForce Against Trademark Filing Firm TM411 Dismissed

Law firm LegalForce RAPC is the largest filer of trademarks in the U.S.. It has filed several lawsuits against document preparation services, generally premised on the allegation that these firms are engaged in the unlicensed practice of law. In this … Continue reading

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Damage causation in false advertising can't assume that all harm was caused by falsity

Dependable Sales & Service, Inc. v. TrueCar, Inc., — F.Supp.3d —-, 2018 WL 2356658, No. 15-cv-1742 (S.D.N.Y. May 9, 2018)Plaintiffs, 108 individual automobile dealerships, alleged false advertising by TrueCar’s ads promising a “no-haggle,” no-negotiation car-buying experience, thus diverting business from … Continue reading

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Judge Sleet Denies SurgiQuest’s JMOL Motion After Finding Evidence Was Sufficient to Support Jury’s Verdict of False Advertising and Unfair Competition

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in SurgiQuest v. Lexion Medical, LLC., Civil Action No. 14-382-GMS (D.Del. May 16, 2018), the Court denied Plaintiff/Counterclaim-Defendant SurgiQuest’s renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law (“JMOL Motion”) … Continue reading

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Case Comment: Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24

Mitchell Abbott, trainee in the dispute resolution team at CMS, offers comment on the decision of the Supreme Court in the matter of Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24: “Modern litigation rarely raises truly fundamental … Continue reading

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