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NAD recommends maker of hair-color products change social media advertising practices to be more transparent

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

In a recent case the NAD recommended that eSalon modify or discontinue their social-media advertisement to avoid consumer confusion between

Company pays $40k settlement for allegedly scraping LinkedIn Corp.’s user data

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

Robocog, Inc., doing business as HiringSolved, allegedly scraped content from LinkedIn Corp.'s member data and displayed this information in their

Public service announcement on endorsements and testimonials

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

Brian Heidelberger recently published a video titled "Share This: Public Service Announcement on Endorsements and Testimonials." Click here to view

FTC continues crackdown on advertisers falsely claiming to comply with international Safe Harbor privacy framework

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

An online gaming company recently agreed to settle with the FTC charges that it falsely claimed to hold a current certifications under the US-EU Safe

Can brands use celebrities in social media without permission?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2013

Brian Heidelberger recently published a video on Advertising Age.com titled "Mini Law Lesson: Can Brands Use Celebrities In Social Media Without

Mobile app maker settles New Jersey COPPA lawsuit

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

Mobile app developer 24x7digital LLC, along with two of its officers, settled alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and the FTC’s COPPA Rule

Does your social media policy violate federal law?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2012

The National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel, Lafe Solomon, recently issued a report on employer policies governing the use of social media in the workplace

WOMMA updates social media marketing disclosure guide

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2012

The Word of Mouth Marketing Association ("WOMMA") recently updated its Guide to Disclosure in Social Media Marketing ("Guide"). The current Guide is released as part of an ongoing effort on the part of WOMMA to memorialize best practices in the word of mouth marketing industry

Function Media, LLC v. Google Inc., No. 2012-1020 (Fed. Cir. Feb 13, 2013)

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

Special purpose computer-implemented means-plus-function limitations require the specification to disclose the algorithm for performing the function

NLRB finds workplace social media policy unlawful

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2013

The National Labor Relations Board recently released an advice memorandum addressing the lawfulness of an employer's social media policy. In the