On March 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its long-awaited final report on privacy, titled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change" (Report).
The national Advertising, Marketing & Media practice of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, has been named a finalist for the Chambers USA 2012 Awards for Excellence.
In a trademark dispute between handbag manufacturer Coach and Triumph Learning, an educational materials publisher, the Federal Circuit found that Coach’s brand was not diluted by the publisher’s use of “Coach” marks for educational materials.
Safety-net hospitals are central to healthcare delivery systems and as such play a critical role in achieving high-performance healthcare for vulnerable populations.
He may be a basketball legend, but Michael Jordan’s prowess on the court did not translate into a slam dunk in the courtroom.
California Code of Civil Procedure section 170.6 allows prevailing appellants to disqualify the original trial court judge from presiding over a case after remand from the Court of Appeal by moving to disqualify that judge within “60 days.”
In an attempt to harmonize the requirements of the Federal Communications Commission with those of the Federal Trade Commission, the FCC recently issued a report and order addressing prerecorded telephone messages made by automated dialers, most commonly referred to as “robocalls.”
On February 16, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a long-awaited proposed rule addressing the obligation of health care organizations to return overpayments made by federal health care programs.
Since their arrival in the 1980s, commercial mortgage–backed securities (CMBS) have held great promise for commercial real estate borrowers.
The marketers of six mobile applications recently received warning letters from the Federal Trade Commission cautioning them to review their policies and procedures to ensure their compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.