Tag Archives: Endorsement

"Trump’s Endorsement Of A New Marijuana Bill Is A Real F-You To Jeff Sessions"

The title of this post is the headline of this BuzzFeed article which is as astute as is it crass. Here are excerpts: President Donald Trump "really" supports new legislation in Congress that would let state marijuana legalization thrive, untouched … Continue reading

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Thinking about Gaming Your Social Media and Internet Sites? The New FTC Online Endorsement Guidelines Say You Better Think Again.

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced a series of guidelines to help verify that online endorsements are honest. The guidelines are aimed at preventing companies from trying to game the online ratings systems. Consumers often look at company sites and … Continue reading

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Use of photo beyond license window doesn't create false endorsement claim

Bovinett v. HomeAdvisor, Inc., No. 17 C 6229, 2018 WL 1234963 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 9, 2018)Bovinett, a model and actor, participated in a photoshoot for HomeAdvisor. Bovinett’s agent was allegedly assured that the photos would be used in static form … Continue reading

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Endorsement of increased transparency in reporting employment outcomes

Dear Chair O’Rourke and Esteemed Members of the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar: Since the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar is being inundated by letters from … Continue reading

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False endorsement: some bad questions to ask in a survey

Gibson v. BTS North, Inc., 2018 WL 888872, No. 16-24548 (S.D. Fla. Feb. 14, 2018)Plaintiffs are professional models, actresses, and/or businesswoman who earn their livings by promoting her image, likeness, and/or identity to select clients, commercial brands, media, and entertainment … Continue reading

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