Melissa Runsten

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Melissa Runsten is a corporate associate and a member of the Healthcare Group. Her practice focuses on FDA/FTC regulatory matters, including complex advertising and promotion-related issues. Ms. Runsten also handles disputes before the FTC and NAD, and false advertising lawsuits under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act.

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Posts by Melissa Runsten


Rule Requiring Prescription Drug Price Disclosures in TV Ads Will Create Complex Lanham Act Enforcement Issues and First Amendment Implications

A Final Rule issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on May 8 (the “Final Rule”) that requires direct-to-consumer (DTC) television advertisements for a prescription …