defendant’s services have sponsorship
Could you please explain the word sponsorship?
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"The defendant engaged in the deceptive practices by representing to the client that defendant’s services have sponsorship, approval, characteristics, ingredients, uses, benefits or quantities of which they do not have or that a person has sponsorship, approval, status or affiliation to such goods or services."
One possibility from the Black’s law dictionary
Sponsor means – a surety, one who makes a promise or gives security to another, particularly a godfather in baptism. In the civil law, one who intervenes for another voluntarily and without being requested.