Perspectives on Advertising, Data Collection & Privacy
99 total results. Page 1 of 4.
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Arent Fox Partner Anthony Lupo and WWD Reporter Kali Hays discuss how media has evolved over the past year.
On December 14, 2018, a new bag ordinance in Boston will require all retail stores to stop providing free plastic bags. Given this, retailers in the area should prepare by purchasing appropriate bags and posting a notice at checkout.
Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Frank Varela, a case with major implications for companies seeking to avoid class arbitration.
WASHINGTON — Twenty-four Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
SDNY has ruled that embedding a copyrighted photo that had been posted to Twitter constituted copyright infringement.
The US House of Representatives has passed legislation that would amend the Americans with Disabilities Act in an effort to stem “drive-by” lawsuits.
Fashion Law leader Anthony Lupo spoke with WWD on a recent trend by companies to bring provocative (and critical) social media voices into their fold.
Online arbitration provision for a web-based application is enforceable, reversing a lower court decision and essentially blocking a proposed class action.
Calling all #influencers: that promotional post may attract more attention than you bargained for with your brand if you fail to use required disclosures.
Online Retailer and Executive Plead Guilty to Price-Fixing Conspiracy Conducted Via Social Media and Text Messaging
An online retailer pled guilty to a price-fixing conspiracy for customized promotional products that was implemented through text messaging and social media.
Instagram is rolling out a new tool that will make it easier to tag and track paid commercial content.
In April 2016, we issued an alert regarding a California Superior Court’s summary judgment ruling against a retailer on claims that its website violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Based on recent federal court filings in the Central District of California, it appears that plaintiff lawyers have found a new way to threaten retailers with class action litigation.
Retailers May Face False Advertising Suits Even If Consumers Learn the ‘Truth’ Before Making a Purchase
Last week, a California appellate court held that consumers can proceed with a class action suit against Banana Republic for false advertising arising from posted signs that advertised a 40-percent off sale without disclosing that the discount only applied to certain items.
Retailers should beware this holiday season – and beyond – when advertising sales using a comparison between the “original” and “sale” prices as Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney were just sued by the Los Angeles City Attorney for allegedly deceiving consumers by using a false original “reference price.”
The GDPR lays out requirements for organizations that process EU residents’ data and generally provides people increased control over their personal data.
Recent reports indicate that advertising fraud is not only increasing but is now being run by groups alongside otherwise legitimate advertising businesses.
Under a proposed EU regulation, online retail companies in Europe may no longer be able to use geo-tracking in online shopping.
Last September, we published an alert warning retailers of a looming expansion in the reach of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act that would impose requirements on e-commerce websites to make themselves more accessible to users with a wide variety of disabilities.
Store credits not redeemable for cash are not unclaimed property under California's Unclaimed Property Law.
A recent lawsuit filed against GNC serves as a reminder that companies need to ensure that prices listed as “regular prices” are substantiated.
J Crew Group Inc. was recently hit with a nationwide class action lawsuit alleging that the clothing retailer offers fictitious sales on the J Crew Factory store website.