Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Editor's Note: This article reposted by Jeff Greenbaum from GALA

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), which has yet to peak, has already had a significant impact in China on a macroeconomic and individual level. This article will look at how COVID-19 is affecting the...

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

After PBS received an anonymous complaint alleging that television host Tavis Smiley engaged in sexual misconduct, PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation into the allegations.  Ultimately, PBS decided to suspend its nightly "Tavis Smiley" show.  PBS also terminated various...

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

Keeping with our theme of predictions for 2020, here's a quick recap of some of the issues that the folks at the Federal Trade Commission are ...

Monday, Dec. 30, 2019

As the year comes to a close, we wanted to share with you our thoughts about some of the key issues to keep in mind for 2020.  So, here are some tips from many of the members of the Frankfurt Kurnit Advertising Group...

Friday, Dec. 20, 2019

When you advertise that your product is "Made in the USA," do you have to take into account whether the product packaging was made in the United States?  That was the issue in a recent lawsuit brought in federal court in California against the J-B Weld Company, which makes a variety of epoxy...

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...

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

CNN last week rejected two commercials for President Donald Trump's presidential campaign on the grounds that the claims in the commercials were false.  

CNN rejected the first commercial, entitled "Biden Corruption," saying that the claims in it...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Can you advertise that your product is cheaper than a competitor's product when your product doesn't offer the same features?  Can you use a disclaimer to explain the differences?  These are some of the key issues in a false advertising lawsuit between two companies -- Asurion and SquareTrade...

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...

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