'Baby Can Read' Creator's Defenses Stay Put In FTC Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 12:57 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday denied the Federal Trade Commission’s bid to strike affirmative defenses asserted by the creator of Your Baby Can Read!, a video and book program the agency contends falsely claims to teach literacy to infants.

U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw found the FTC could not dismiss affirmative defenses asserted by Dr. Robert Titzer in a suit accusing him of falsely marketing the product — which claims it can teach literacy to children as young as 9 months old — including...
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