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FTC Continues Enforcement Actions To Stop Deceptive Free-Trial And Negative Option Schemes

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently filed another case in a series of recent enforcement actions targeting allegedly deceptive online “free-trial” offers that tricked consumers into enrolling in negative option plans. The FTC charged Gopalkrishna Pai and eight (8) companies … Continue reading

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How to stop robocalls on your iPhone

Business Insider: “It’s not your imagination; robocalls are on the rise. According to research from the communications security firm First Orion, as recently as 2017, just 3.7% of all cellphone calls placed were automated “spam” calls, but by 2018, spam … Continue reading

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Big Beef Wants to Stop Cell-cultured Meat

The National Cattleman’s Beef Association has released their list of priorities for 2019. According to a press release, they’re focusing on their efforts on a top priority that may be familiar to regular readers of this blog: stopping cell cultured … Continue reading

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Does TRIPS Stop International IP Free-Riders?

Daniel J. Hemel & Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Innovation Policy Pluralism, 128 Yale L.J. 544 (2019). Sam F. Halabi Innovation policy—a relatively new phrase for an old set of top-down competitiveness approaches (e.g. “industrial policy,” “science policy,” “research policy,” and “technology policy”)—is … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses: Third Circuit Limits FTC’s Access to Federal Court for Past Conduct

The Federal Trade Commission suffered a significant blow yesterday. In a decision that many saw coming—bloggers here included—the Third Circuit curtailed authority the FTC has been using for decades to confront allegedly unlawful past conduct. The decision has a direct … Continue reading

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