FTC and Florida Settle with Defendants Involved in Alleged Telemarketing Debt Relief Scam

FTC and Florida Settle with Defendants Involved in Alleged Telemarketing Debt Relief Scam

Nine months after filing an amended complaint, the FTC and Florida Attorney General have filed papers seeking entry of agreed permanent injunctions and monetary judgments against numerous defendants involved in an alleged nationwide debt relief telemarketing scam.

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FTC and DOJ Side with Texas-based Teladoc

FTC and DOJ Side with Texas-based Teladoc

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), in a joint amicus brief with the Department of Justice filed on September 9, 2016, petitioned the Fifth Circuit to dismiss the Texas Medical Board (“TMB”) appeal of the district court ruling holding that TMB regulations restricting the prescribing rights of physicians providing professional services through telemedicine may be challenged under federal anti-trust laws. 

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Update: Antitrust-Intellectual Property Licensing Guidelines

Update: Antitrust-Intellectual Property Licensing Guidelines

The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced, on August 12, 2016, they are seeking public comments on the first update to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property issued in 1995.

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