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FTC V. RALADAM CO., 316 U. S. 149 (1942)

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FTC v. Raladam Co., 316 U.S. 149 (1942)

FTC v. Raladam Company

No. 826

Argued April 13, 1942

Decided April 27, 1942

316 U.S. 149


1. A judgment refusing to enforce a cease and deist order of the Federal Trade Commission because of the inadequacy of the findings and proof as revealed by the particular record is not controlling in later proceedings presenting different facts and a different record. P. 316 U. S. 150.

2. One of the objects of the Federal Trade Commission Act was to prevent potential injury by stopping unfair methods of competition in their incipiency. P. 316 U. S. 152.

3. When the Federal Trade Commission finds that deceptive statements are being made extolling the quality of merchandise in active competition with other merchandise, it is authorized to infer that trade will be diverted from competitor who do not engage in such unfair methods. P. 316 U. S. 152.

123 F.2d 34, reversed.

Certiorari, 315 U.S. 790, to review a judgment setting aside a cease and desist order of the Federal Trade Commission.

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