False Advertising Reseller
The seller is advertising the item as original edition from 1992 but is clearly a re issue pressed in 2014.
False advertising reseller. The federal trade commission enforces these truth in advertising laws and it applies the same standards no matter where an ad appears in newspapers and magazines online in the mail or on billboards or buses. Companies may also face civil penalties for false advertising. 11 section 1125a1 of the. I tried the report item but none of the choices were there for false advertising.
Usually false advertising laws only let a government agency sue for civil penalties. If the unauthorized reseller utilizes false andor misleading statements in its online advertising the brand owner may have a legal claim for unfair competition. He might fool someone into buying this and thats not ri. You might have a federal claim under section 43a of the lanham act.
Sellers are responsible for complying with all laws regulations and amazon policies when listing products. Further if one is in the chain of distribution and knew or should have known that the false labeling or characterization of the product occurred and still participated in the. If you believe a seller is listing a product that is not a listing abuse but an infringement you will need to review the types of intellectual property policies. False advertising can be seen anywhere.
I didnt bid on the item just noticed it. False advertising is any published claim that is deceptive or untruthful. Do i have a lanham act claim against my competitor for false advertising. The false and misleading advertising by companies of any product may result in the consumer suffering a financial loss.
In the mail on the internet or even on the subway. Misleading advertising is any published claim that gives a consumer an incorrect understanding of the product they are interested in purchasing or using. Any party that sells or distributes any product which falsely characterizes or mislabels the content character origin or utility of the product faces significant liability both in the civil and criminal arenas.