• 01.14.19

    Why Apple Customers Lost a Suit Over Storage Capacity

    “Last November, for the second time, a California federal court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by three Apple Inc. customers alleging that the tech giant falsely advertised the storage capacity of its iPhones and iPads. The plaintiffs claimed that despite marketing Apple products running on ...

  • 08.03.17

    Ninth Circuit Tosses Deception Challenge to Gerber's Labels

    By Jeffrey S. Edelstein, Partner, Advertising, Marketing and MediaThe U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, reinstated the dismissal of most of a challenge to the labels on Gerber’s line of baby food.Natalia Bruton filed suit in 2012, alleging that Gerber Products Co. deceived ...

  • 06.15.17

    Weight Loss Drug Gains FDA Warning About False Advertising

    By Jeffrey S. Edelstein, Partner, Advertising, Marketing and MediaIn the first warning letter sent since President Donald J. Trump took office, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cautioned the maker of a weight loss drug about false advertising.A 60-second television ad for Orexigen ...

  • 05.18.17

    Net Neutrality Continues to Divide

    By Jeffrey S. Edelstein, Partner, Advertising, Marketing and MediaIn the latest developments with regard to net neutrality, just days after the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that it would not reconsider its ruling upholding the net neutrality rules, a group of ...

  • 04.23.12

    A Tale of 2 Meats

    In two different cases companies have been accused of making false statements about their meat products.A class action was filed in a Florida federal court against Kraft Foods Inc. and Hormel Foods Corp., in which the plaintiffs allege that the fat-free-percentage claims on deli meat products are ...

  • 04.20.12

    Were Those Jeans Really 'Born In The USA'?

    The Federal Trade Commission has closed its investigation into the legality of advertising claims made by Lucky Brand Dungarees Inc. The FTC initiated the inquiry in an effort to determine if Lucky Brand’s claims that its clothing is “hand crafted in America,” “born in ...

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