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Jeffery A. Stec, Vice President, Charles River Associates to Speak at KC’s Legal Series: Future Trends in False Advertising Live Webcast

New York, NY, November 01, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jeffery A. Stec, Vice President, Charles River Associates will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: Future Trends in False Advertising Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (ET).

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About Jeffery A. Stec

As a Vice President of Charles River Associates, Dr. Stec has worked with clients in the areas of antitrust, finance, intellectual property, and survey research.

In the area of intellectual property, Dr. Stec has conducted economic and econometric analyses to determine the value of intellectual property as well as the amount of economic damages resulting from patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright infringement, false advertising, and counterfeit claims.

In the area of survey research, Dr. Stec has created numerous telephone, mail, and internet surveys for various clients as well as critically evaluated surveys and survey methodologies in both litigation and non-litigation consulting engagements.

Dr. Stec has a Ph.D and M.A. in economics from the Ohio State University. He also has B.A. degrees in Economics from the University of Illinois – Chicago and in Psychology and Philosophy from Cornell University.

About Charles River Associates

Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategy expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.

With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. CRA offers litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting.

CRA’s success stems from the outstanding capabilities of its consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; its close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.

Headquartered in Boston, the firm has offices internationally.

Event Synopsis:
False advertising law, both under the Lanham Act and in state law consumer class actions, has been a hotbed of activity in the past year. The Lanham Act prohibits false advertising, trademark infringement, and trademark dilution. State consumer protection laws can prohibit false advertising, including omissions and any statement likely to mislead consumers. This valuable course will help you stay abreast of false advertising law and learn how to defend against class actions, claims for monetary damages, and injunctive relief.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course include:

False advertising law
Recent Supreme Court Lanham Act developments
Developments in false advertising class actions
Strategies for defeating class certification
Use of Surveys
Future Trends

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