Federal law regulates advertising

November 16, 2017
The Ohio State Bar Association

As President Donald Trump prepares to nominate two new commissioners and a chairman to the Federal Trade Commission, the agency charged with the protection of consumers and the promotion of competition is poised to be at its full commissioner capacity. The bipartisan commission works to protect consumers from unfair and fraudulent practices by addressing issues such as data security, antitrust law violations and deceptive advertising.
For consumers who need to brush up on the FTC's role in consumer ads, attorney Janice Baker provides a primer on how the agency governs commercial claims in an art​icle updated by Neal Patel of the Cincinnati office of Frost Brown Todd LLC.

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