Christopher Poindexter


Articles:

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    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 clich├ęs. These disclaimers and others like them frequently appear in advertisements as a way of discouraging viewers from imitating the behavior shown, and are thought...
  • Friday, February 1, 2008
    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") cable market certain television commercials and Internet...