Law360 (September 12, 2018, 3:12 PM EDT) -- A recent restitution announcement by the Federal Trade Commission, the final step in a long-standing enforcement action, provides important lessons for companies and their counsel involved in the formulation of advertising claims, particularly technical claims about products’ performance attributes.
The FTC announced at the end of August that it is mailing almost a half million checks, totaling more than $14.4 million, to consumers who previously purchased Lights of America brand light-emitting diode lightbulbs. (Those consumers who purchased bulbs but do not receive a check can apply for a refund.)
This announcement follows a suit initiated by the FTC in 2010 in...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!