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    The Potential Impact of Featuring a “Monster”

    By now, the whole world has seen Rolling Stone Magazine’s recently unveiled cover of its August 2013 issue.  The issue sparked immense outrage when it was revealed that a photograph of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, is front and center.  Interestingly, the photo was taken from one of his social media […]

    Shape-Up Your Ad’s Claims: Skechers Agrees to pay $40 Million to Settle Shape-Ups Suit

    Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff v. Skechers U.S.A., Inc., d/b/a Skechers, Defendant. (United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio By Daniel G. DePasquale The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that sneaker manufacturer Skechers has agreed to pay $40 million to purchasers of its Shape-Ups, Resistance Runner, Toners, and Tone-ups shoes.  The settlement represents the […]