Christopher Poindexter

Davis & Gilbert LLP

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"Professional Lawyers. Do Not Attempt."

We are all familiar with the often used disclaimers "Professional driver. Closed course. Do not attempt." or "Don't try this at home" to the point where they have become pop culture clichés. These disclaimers and others like them frequently appear in advertisements as a way of discouraging viewers...

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Second Circuit Provides Clearer Picture On False Advertising Doctrine

In August 2007, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion concerning certain DIRECTV advertisements that provided a clearer picture on its false advertising doctrine. It modified the District Court's ruling banning DIRECTV from disseminating in any Time Warner Cable, Inc. ("TWC")...

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