Jenny Craig Settles Weight Watchers Suit Over Ads

Law360, New York (February 5, 2010, 6:56 PM EST) -- Jenny Craig Inc. has settled a false advertising suit filed by Weight Watchers International Inc. and will halt an advertising campaign that Weight Watchers claimed was deceptive.

The companies said Friday that they had reached a deal in a Lanham Act suit that Weight Watchers filed Jan. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Weight Watchers claimed that a Jenny Craig campaign launched earlier this year falsely claimed that clients of its program “lost over twice as much weight” as...
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