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Apple's misleading use of "episode" to describe promo clips could lead to liability (w/o its contract)

Zaragoza v. Apple Inc., 2019 WL 1171161, No. 18-cv-06139-PJH (N.D. Cal. Mar. 13, 2019)Plaintiffs sued Apple for how it sells TV seasons on its iTunes store. The home page for each season “provides general information about the season and three … Continue reading

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Omission of side effects in lash "cosmetic" ads was plausibly false & misleading

Lewis v. Rodan & Fields, LLC, 2019 WL 978768, No. 18-cv-02248-PJH (N.D. Cal. Feb. 28, 2019)Nine plaintiffs brought a putative class action alleging that defendant Rodan failed to disclose that its Enhancement Lash Boost eye serum, advertised as a cosmetic … Continue reading

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Robo-Adviser Settles Charges with SEC for Making Misleading Statements

Demonstrating its regulatory interest in the robo adviser industry, on December 21, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an Order Instituting Administrative and Cease-and-Desist Proceedings against Wealthfront Advisers, LLC, a registered investment adviser which uses a software-based “robo adviser” … Continue reading

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Chevy Pulls Misleading “More Reliable” Commercials

In a surprise move late last week, General Motors abruptly pulled its national television advertising campaign in which it claimed that “Chevy is more reliable than Toyota, Honda, and Ford” and 23 other car brands. Hidden in the fine print … Continue reading

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Key Requirements For Misleading Advertising Civil Actions Confirmed By Ontario Superior Court

In a recent case handed down by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, in Rebuck v. Ford Motor Company, the Court confirmed key requirements for commencing Competition Act misleading advertising based class actions in Ontario. In this case, the plaintiff … Continue reading

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