Many of us (including myself) have so many subscriptions and memberships that it can be hard to keep up. Have you ever tried to cancel a membership and felt likeContinue Reading Tired of Those Pesky Subscriptions and Memberships? Click here!
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All I Want For Christmas Is…A Trademark?
When November 1st hits, you can almost guarantee that you will start hearing familiar Christmas songs, one of which being Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas.” The song…Continue Reading All I Want For Christmas Is…A Trademark?
SCOTUS Agrees to Engage in Some Whiskey Business
On Monday, November 21st, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal filed by Jack Daniel’s. In this appeal, Jack Daniel’s argued that the Ninth Circuit erred…Continue Reading SCOTUS Agrees to Engage in Some Whiskey Business
The FTC Explores Cracking Down on Junk Fees
In a recent press release, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it would be exploring a rule to crack down on junk fees. A junk fee is a…Continue Reading The FTC Explores Cracking Down on Junk Fees
The FTC is Strictly Enforcing Its “Made In USA” Labeling Rule
Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed suit against Electrowarmth Products, LLC and its owner, Daniel W. Grindle alleging that they falsely claimed some of their products were made in…Continue Reading The FTC is Strictly Enforcing Its “Made In USA” Labeling Rule
FTC Brings Complaint for False “Made in USA” Claims
Last summer, we posted about the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC’) new labeling rule on products that allege to be “Made in USA”, which you can read here. Last week,…
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Think Twice Before Using That Emoji 🤯🤢😂
In a decision issued last month, the National Advertising Division (“NAD”) determined that the use of emojis in an advertisement is enough to constitute a claim. Stokely-Van Camp, the manufacturer…
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USPTO Works to Fight Fraud
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has seen a surge in trademark filings by 40%, which is the greatest number of…
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Is it Actually “Made in USA”?
Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a new rule to prevent “Made in USA” labels from being used fraudulently. This new rule codifies the FTC’s policy which requires products…
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The FDA Makes Plans to Update the definition of “Healthy”
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced that it will be conducting research in conjunction with a new rule they plan to roll out. The FDA update…
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