USA SAFE WEB Act: FTC investigations go global

ftc-logoThe President recently signed the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006. The USA SAFE WEB Act gives the Federal Trade Commission expanded authority to cooperate with foreign law enforcement officials in their investigations into wrong doing in the U.S. and vice versa.

Expect more cross-border cooperation in deceptive trade practices investigations. For recent examples of such investigations, click here.

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Joel B. Rothman represents clients in intellectual property infringement litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, defamation, trade libel, unfair competition, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and commercial matters. Joel’s litigation practice also includes significant focus on electronic discovery issues such as e-discovery management and motion practice relating to e-discovery.

Joel B. Rothman represents clients in intellectual property infringement litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, defamation, trade libel, unfair competition, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and commercial matters. Joel’s litigation practice also includes significant focus on electronic discovery issues such as e-discovery management and motion practice relating to e-discovery.

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