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Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
New York’s Attorney General, Letitia James, has sued B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., one of the country’s largest independent photo and video equipment retailers (B&H), claiming that B&H knowingly failed to pay New York sales tax due on at least $67 million received from...
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
Dramatic changes in New York’s sexual harassment laws are effective now, or will go into effect shortly. New York employers will have to adapt and take some important steps to comply. Here’s a summary of what all New York employers need to know.
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
Readers of this column know that we frequently cover cases where a defendant claims that its compliance with various federal labeling requirements preempts a state law false advertising claim. The defendant’s argument often fails. (See ...
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019
Yesterday, Facebook announced that it was taking additional steps to prevent the social media platform from being used to interfere with next year's elections in the United States. Notwithstanding recent...
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
Wright Medical Technology and Paragon 28 are competitors in the niche market of selling surgical plates and other devices used to repair bones in the foot and ankle. The competition between the companies is particularly intense because Paragon was founded by a number of former Wright Medical...
Monday, Sep. 23, 2019
Not so long ago (last May), right here in our own galaxy, SAG-AFTRA focused its laser cannons directly at a squadron of six third party signatory companies that it considered to be a threat to the Galactic Empire. Specifically, as I recounted in a ...
Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2019
It’s amazing how many blog posts we’ve written about chickens. Or, rather, cases involving chickens. BBB National Advertising Division's (NAD) recent decision in the ongoing Cluck Wars is worth a read: it deals with how the imagery in an ad can potentially have an impact on the claim used in...
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation announced more than 280 arrests in a law enforcement sweep aimed at schemes that trick individuals and businesses into wiring money to criminals.
The arrests were part of Operation reWired, which was a four-month, multi-agency law enforcement...
Thursday, Sep. 5, 2019
This week, pop-star Ariana Grande (known for her hit songs like Thank U, Next and 7 Rings) brought suit in the Central District of California against retailer Forever 21 (who, according to ...
Monday, Aug. 19, 2019
Eight YouTubers, including the creators of such channels as GlitterBombTV, Queer Kid Stuff, and Watts the Safeword, recently filed a class action complaint in the Northern District of California against YouTube and its parent company Google. The complaint alleges that YouTube discriminantly...