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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff v. Gravity Defyer Medical Technology Corporation, also d/b/a Gravity Defyer a corporation; and Alexander Elnekaveh, individual and as an officer of Gravity Defyer Medical Technology Corporation, Defendants.
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Federal Court
District of Columbia

Case Summary

In June 2022, the FTC took action against California-based Gravity Defyer Medical Technology Corporation and its owner Alexander Elnekaveh, filing a complaint in federal district court to permanently stop their allegedly deceptive pain-relief claims for Gravity Defyer footwear. In its complaint the FTC alleged that Elnekaveh violated a 2001 order barring him from such allegedly deceptive advertising by making scientifically unsupported claims and using misleading consumer testimonials to sell Gravity Defyer products.