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Online Merchant Cited for Inadequate Interest-Based Advertising Disclosures

Liftopia, an e-commerce platform that enables ski resorts to sell advance-purchase tickets online, was cited in a recent decision by the Better Business Bureau’s Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (OIBAAP) for failing to provide consumers with sufficient notice and choice … Continue reading

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Execs to Challenge Sexual Harassment in Advertising Industry

A group of 180 senior female advertising executives is partnering with Time’s Up to address sexual harassment and systemic inequality in the advertising industry. In a letter of solidarity posted on the Time’s Up web site, the ad executives state: … Continue reading

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Pod save the claim: "sportspods" competition leads to false advertising, TM claims

Anthem Sports, LLC v. Under the Weather, LLC, 2018 WL 1175406, No. 17cv596 (D. Conn. Mar. 6, 2018)Anthem and UTW compete in the market for “sportspods,” small tents for viewing outdoor sporting events during inclement weather. I won’t discuss the … Continue reading

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Article in Judges' Journal is opinion, not actionable under defamation or false advertising law

Board of Forensic Document Document Examiners, Inc. v. American Bar Ass’n, No. 17 C 01130, 2018 WL 1014510 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 22, 2018)The Board of Forensic Document Examiners, and seven of its members, alleged defamation by an article appearing in … Continue reading

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court awards sanctions for misrepresenting website as independent review site in false advertising case

Purple Innovation, LLC v. Honest Reviews, LLC, 2018 WL 840035, No. 17-cv-138 (D. Utah Feb. 12, 2018)A rare sanctions order in a false advertising case, in which the court grants sanctions based on the defendants’ submission of misleading and false … Continue reading

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