November 29, 2017

Recent News

Is It Time to Rethink Establishment Claims?

Chairman Pai Set to Release Draft Net Neutrality Item

Will Your TV Watch You? FCC Green Lights Targeted Advertising in Next Gen TV Broadcasting Standard

FTC Announces $1.3 Million Settlement in Negative Option Case

Preparing for the Opioid Litigation Epidemic

Investing Under the Influence? SEC Issues Warning Letters to Celebrities and Social Influencers

Instagram Expands its Influencer Tool, but is it Enough?

Time to Revisit Morals Clauses

Genetically Modified – Naturally!

Regulatory Changes Affecting All “Service Providers” – 12/31/17 Deadline

KDW Ad Law Presents “Advertising Under The Influence: Rules of the Road For Your Company’s Next Influencer Campaign” via Webinar on Thursday, November 9, at Noon Eastern

House Antitrust Subcommittee Explores the Role of Antitrust Law in Net Neutrality

Hilton Settles NY and VT State AG Investigation into 2015 Data Breach; Pays $700,000 Civil Penalty

 

Analysis

Regulators, Not Private Plaintiffs, Should Judge Substantiation for Consumer-Product Health Claims

Senior associate Glenn Graham co-authored the WLF Legal Backgrounder article “Regulators, Not Private Plaintiffs, Should Judge Substantiation for Consumer-Product Health Claims.” The article discusses the Nat’l Council Against Health Fraud, Inc. v. King Bio Pharm, Inc. case and reasons why State regulators should be the only ones allowed to bring false-advertising cases based on a lack of substantiation.

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Upcoming Events and Speeches

Connected Cars in the U.S. and Canada: An Update
December 4, 2017 | TELECONFERENCE
American Bar Association

IN FASHION: Kelley Drye’s 4th Annual Fashion and Retail Law Summit
January 18, 2018 | NEW YORK, NY
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Interactive and Hands-On Mock Product Launch
January 25, 2018 | WASHINGTON, DC
ACI's Inaugural Advertising Claims Substantiation Boot Camp
Christie Thompson

Avoiding Privacy/Security Legal Snafus in VR/AR
March 24, 2018 | AUSTIN, TX
SXSW
Alysa Hutnik