False Advertising. Legal news and articles for August 31 - 31, 2011

Top Internet Content Picks Of Mega Fund Managers.bieber? No way, advertising groups sayLaw Graduates, Unable To Find Jobs, Sue Alma Mater For Fraudulent AdvertisingCarl's Jr. to fix misleading burger adGM Looking to Reboot Chevrolet Advertising Campaign After a Slow StartNot Cool, Say Heirs of Miles DavisStatman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC Announces Investigation of Zoo Entertainment, Inc.Mail.ru upgrades its full-year forecastAdvertising Isn't the Obesity BoogeymanFears of power shortfalls undimmedResearch: Mobile Ad Inventory Could Swallow All Internet AdvertisingYuan internationalization takes off in Hong KongMcKenna, AGs confront backpage.com on prostitution adsAdvocates Push “Do Not Track” LawDOT fines JetBlue $50000 for fare advertising violations

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Murphy Desmond: Mendoza joins Murphy Desmond SC
Wisbusiness.comAugust 17, 2011

Madison, WI - Attorney Mario Mendoza has joined the law firm of Murphy Desmond SC, practicing in the areas of Business Law, Municipal Law and Administrative / Regulatory Law & Government Relations. Mendoza has extensive experience in contracts and ...more »

California proposal: No more foreclosures
UPI.comAugust 17, 2011

The proposal requires more than 800000 signatures and a 131-day grace period to be put on the next statewide ballot, which makes it possible voters would have a crack at the initiative in 2012, Business Law Daily reported Wednesday. ...more »

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Top Internet Content Picks Of Mega Fund Managers
Seeking AlphaAugust 31, 2011

Mega Funds Bullish on Baidu Inc. (BIDU): Baidu Inc. ADS (BIDU) is a leading Chinese provider of internet search, targeted online advertising and other internet content services. Twenty-four mega funds together hold $9.02 billion of BIDU, or just over a ...more »

.bieber? No way, advertising groups say
Toronto StarAugust 31, 2011

“Theoretically, brand owners would be less inclined, if things were more direct, to be doing Internet advertising to the degree that they have in the past,” he said. The world body said it would begin taking applications for new domain names Jan. ...more »

Law Graduates, Unable To Find Jobs, Sue Alma Mater For Fraudulent Advertising
Huffington PostAugust 31, 2011

Did the law school sign a contract saying the students were guaranteed a job within 6 months? Those idiots apparently didn't do well in contract law 101. Well ! It seems that the ambulances were driving too fast for these grads to catch.... oh well. ...more »

Carl's Jr. to fix misleading burger ad
OCRegisterAugust 31, 2011

A Carl's Jr. spokeswoman said the Southern California burger chain plans to fix a recent ad campaign that some viewers have called misleading and false advertising. In the commercial, Carl's Jr. is promoting a ...more »

GM Looking to Reboot Chevrolet Advertising Campaign After a Slow Start
BloombergAugust 31, 2011

Ewanick's newest changes to Chevy and Cadillac advertising show GM, the largest US automaker, is still trying to find the right formula to rebuild its brands. Since taking over in September 2010, Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson has made marketing a ...more »

Not Cool, Say Heirs of Miles Davis
Entertainment Law Digest (subscription)August 31, 2011

Kobayashi and Miles Café have committed trademark dilution, false advertising and Lanham Act violations. The plaintiffs are seeking injunctive relief and the destruction of all of the "confusingly similar" Miles Café advertising and merchandise. ...more »

Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC Announces Investigation of Zoo Entertainment, Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)August 31, 2011

CINCINNATI, Aug 31, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Attorney Advertising -- The law firm of Statman Harris & Eyrich, LLC, which has extensive experience in class action litigation, announced today that it is investigating certain officers and the ...more »

Mail.ru upgrades its full-year forecast
Financial TimesAugust 31, 2011

Online advertising revenues – the “locomotive” for Mail's growth, according to Alexei Gogolev, an analyst at JPMorgan – rose 78 per cent to $84.8m. This compares with the overall Russian internet advertising market which grew 68 per cent during the ...more »

Advertising Isn't the Obesity Boogeyman
Town HallAugust 31, 2011

What isn't addressed by many is the theory behind these proposed guidelines, crafted by a gang of four government agencies called the Interagency Working Group (IWG), without the support of scientific evidence or advertising statistics. ...more »

Fears of power shortfalls undimmed
The Daily YomiuriAugust 31, 2011

Under Article 27 of the Electricity Business Law, the power consumption restriction order was imposed July 1 on large-lot users whose contracted electricity supplies are 500 kilowatts or larger. The order was to continue until Sept. ...more »

Research: Mobile Ad Inventory Could Swallow All Internet Advertising
ReadWriteWebAugust 31, 2011

That means that available display ad spots for iOS and Android could take over just about all revenue for Internet advertising. Now, while mobile growth has been staggering over the last two years, there are several aspects to keep in mind here that ...more »

Yuan internationalization takes off in Hong Kong
Reuters Blogs (blog)August 31, 2011

Rocked by ongoing inflationary pressure, credit concerns and volatile equities markets, businesses are banking on yuan-denominated bond issuances to boost their capital base. Last month, Australia's Agincourt Capital Management LLC issued A$500 million ...more »

McKenna, AGs confront backpage.com on prostitution ads
The Seattle TimesAugust 31, 2011

Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna and more than 40 other attorneys general across the country are demanding that backpage.com back up its claims that the online classified advertising site enforces strict policies to prevent child sexual ...more »

Advocates Push “Do Not Track” Law
XBizAugust 31, 2011

WASHINGTON — An online behavioral advertising industry self-regulation plan, currently in deployment, is coming under attack as being insufficient to protect consumer privacy from abuse by companies that track their ...more »

DOT fines JetBlue $50000 for fare advertising violations
Sun-Sentinel (blog)August 31, 2011

JetBlue Airways has been fined $50000 for violating federal aviation laws and rules prohibiting deceptive price advertising in air travel, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) said Tuesday. During a period of time earlier this year, ...more »

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