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The FTC s complaint against Sony charges the company with making false claims about the PS Vita s cross platform gaming or cross-save feature Sony claimed for example that PS Vita users could pause any PS game at any…

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The settlement with MPHJ is the first time the FTC has taken action using its consumer protection authority against a patent assertion entity PAE PAEs are companies that obtain patent rights and try to generate revenue by licensing to…

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The Federal Trade Commission recently hit a major milestone on September the consumer protection agency celebrated its th birthday On the morning of Friday November the FTC will officially recognize the occasion with a th Anniversary Symposium at the…

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The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT T Mobility LLC charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for unlimited data plans while reducing their data speeds in some…

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The FTC is seeking a court judgment declaring that the defendants conduct violates the FTC Act ordering the companies to disgorge their ill-gotten gains and permanently barring them from engaging in similar anticompetitive behavior in the future At issue…

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Amazon com Inc has billed parents and other account holders for millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint filed today in federal court The complaint alleges that in early…

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Congress is moving forward with at least some patent reform efforts this year taking up the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act of which is scheduled to be marked up in the House Commerce Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee on…

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The Federal Trade Commission testified on consumer protection issues involving patent demand letters patent assertion entities PAEs and proposed legislation to prohibit deceptive patent demand letters Delivering testimony before the House Subcommittee on Commerce Manufacturing and Trade of the…

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FTC says that it considered and implemented many of these suggestions it did receive in order to sharpen the focus of the study and reduce its likely burden on study respondents Frankly I see little evidence that the burden…

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The FTC brief explains that the no-authorized-generic no-AG commitment at issue raises the same antitrust concern that the Supreme Court identified in Actavis A no-authorized-generic commitment means that the brand-name drug firm as part of a patent settlement agrees…

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In its complaint the FTC charges that the defendants violated the FTC Act by misleading consumers that the content on Jerk com had been created by other Jerk com users when in fact most of it had been harvested…

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Sen McCaskill introduced S in February which would require the FTC to promulgate rules to prohibit unfair and deceptive acts and practice in the sending of patent demand letters including requiring each such letter to identify the patent number…

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