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Supreme Court applies “zone of interests” standing test for Lanham Act false advertising claims; decision may portend increased Lanham Act litigation

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2014

A unanimous Supreme Court decision today portends increased Lanham Act unfair competition litigation by confirming that diverse market participants

New decision highlights risks of using celebrities in ads

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 23 2014

Clients often ask us whether they can mention celebrities in their ad campaigns. A recent Seventh Circuit decision in Michael Jordan's $5 million

Michael Jordan secures victory in 7th Circuit right of publicity ruling

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2014

On February 19, 2014, the 7th Circuit held that Jewel Foods Store, Inc.'s use of Michael Jordan's name and number in a congratulatory ad that also

IP and PR

  • ENSafrica
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  • South Africa, USA
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  • February 12 2014

When will the message hit home? The one that says that trade mark enforcement cannot be seen in a vacuum. That in the information age - and the age of

Supreme Court denies NCAA's motion to intervene in NCAA v. Keller et al

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2014

Yesterday, January 14, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the NCAA's motion to intervene in the long-running likeness litigation between Electronic

Cohen v. G&M Realty L.P.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 27 2013

In matter of first impression, district court denies preliminary injunction under federal Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) to graffiti artists

Balancing freedom of expression and the right of publicity: implications for the future of interactive entertainment

  • Farella Braun & Martel LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 23 2013

Freedom of expression bowed to the right of publicity on July 31, 2013, when a divided panel at the Ninth Circuit ruled that college athletes could

DC court issues injunction against FilmOn X for its Aereo-like tv-streaming service - increasing legal confusion over TV public performance rights

  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2013

The US District Court in Washington DC issued a decision earlier this month, enjoining the operation of the television streaming service FilmOn X

New York Federal Court applies plausibility standard of Iqbal and Twombly to allegations of actual malice in defamation cases

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 31 2013

On August 1, 2013, Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York issued an opinion meticulously analyzing and applying the plausibility

Not so easy: Peter Fonda sues over “Easy Rider” t-shirts

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2013

Actor, writer, producer, and member of the legendary Fonda acting family, Peter Fonda filed suit over the use of his image on T-shirts made by Dolce