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Bonnie  Patten

Bonnie Patten

Truth In Advertising
Executive Director
Madison, CT, USA


Bonnie Patten, Esq. is Executive Director of truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org), a non-profit consumer advocacy organization focused on protecting consumers from false advertising and deceptive marketing. Under her leadership, TINA.org has filed numerous complaints with state and federal regulators on issues varying from false Made in the USA claims (Walmart, Revlon, GSA Advantage) to unsubstantiated health claims (Prevagen, Vemma, NourishLife speak™). In addition, TINA.org has objected to a number of deceptive advertising class-action settlements involving Vitaminwater, Herbalife, Phillips AirFloss, and various glucosamine products. Both state and federal authorities have taken action as a result of TINA.org’s complaints. Prior to founding TINA.org, Ms. Patten was Counsel in Wiggin and Dana’s Litigation Department. She earned her J.D. from Boston University and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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