false advertising lawsuits

  • The danger of "greenwashed" ads

    Despite an acknowledged consumer demand for “green” products, even in an economically challenged financial climate, growing customer demand is matched by a deep skepticism about accuracy in advertising.

  • Merck will settle Coppertone class action

    Consumers who may have been burned—literally—by Coppertone’s so-called long-lasting sunscreens will finally get some relief.

  • IP: Light at the end of the tunnel

    Four years ago, I spoke at a national advertising law conference on the sharp rise in consumer class action false advertising lawsuits. These lawsuits, once principally confined to California and a few other states, had by 2007 become the “next big thing” among the plaintiffs’ class action bar.

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