• Trademark and False Advertising
Litigation - An Overview
This decision only reinforces what I tell clients all the time: if you think you have false advertising
insurance coverage, think again.
(8) Section 43(a) of the Act establishes private causes of action against trademark infringement and false advertising
. (9) Section 43(a) (1) (A) provides a remedy for trademark infringement against behavior that "is likely to cause confusion" as to the origin of goods or services, while section 43(a)(1)(B) protects against false advertising
by prohibiting misrepresentations "in commercial advertising or promotion" about either one's own goods or services or another person's goods or services.
requires us to look beyond false advertising
law and reappraise long
The ASA has ruled that the advert amounted to false advertising
but, after the advert was amended, decided not to pursue the matter.
Implication in False Advertising
Cases: Pragmatics and Doctrinal Categories C.
On this basis, I would ask your organisation to look at what action you can take against the Liberal Democrats for securing my vote via false advertising
Carey, a slam- and hip-hop poet who sometimes performs under the name Inphynit, can alternate between a groovy pop-song of a rap such as "Cans to Bottles," and a blistering, politically charged "False Advertising
(Gotta Be the Shoes)." Carey's work is modern and urban, delving into issues of race and culture, love and sex with a tantalizing balance of seriousness and devilish whimsy.
Citing reports by L'Echo and De Tijd, Dow Jones said that the public prosecutor will argue that Citibank's Belgian operations had enticed clients with 'false advertising
' and 'tricks' to convince them to swap their savings for high-risk products from the troubled US firm.
The local consumer watchdog, if one exists, should take these companies to task for false advertising
and bad service.
The FTC also charged Kellog with false advertising
because Kellog had claimed that compared with children who did not eat breakfast at all, children who ate Frosted Mini-Wheats increased their attentiveness by 20% when in fact less than 10% of the study children increased their attentiveness.
Magleby's practice focuses on intellectual property and complex business litigation cases, with emphasis on expedited, injunctive relief, often critical in trademark, false advertising
, trade dress, and trade secret cases.
According to the Herald, GateHouse also alleges "false designation of origin," false advertising
, trademark dilution, unfair business practices and breach of contract.
The Dannon Co., the North American division of France's Danone, has been accused of false advertising
in a proposed class action lawsuit in California.
According to The Seattle Times, in the 5-4 decision, the high court said a state law aimed at punishing political candidates for false advertising
is an unconstitutional infringement on free speech.