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Leading alcohol producers launch digital and social media industry guidelines

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

Major producers in the beer, wine, and spirits industries recently introduced global guidelines for advertising and marketing online. The guidelines

NAD recommends that Nature’s Way discontinue “made with 26 fruits and vegetables” claim

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

In a recent challenge of Nature's Way Brands' advertising for its Alive! line of multivitamins, the National Advertising Division (NAD) reviewed the

NAD recommends goodnighties discontinue claims regarding sleepwear

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

Following a challenge brought before the National Advertising Division ("NAD"), Goodnighties, Inc. has agreed to discontinue certain claims regarding

California loosens restrictions on alcoholic beverage promotions and prizes

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2012

California recently enacted a new law that removes previous restrictions on the value of prizes that could be awarded to consumers in California by importers, manufacturers, and suppliers of alcoholic beverages

Court holds that rights of publicity are assignable under California law

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit held that under California law, rights of publicity are assignable by the person who owns those rights, and

Olympic and FIFA trademark rights aggressively enforced

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • November 13 2013

With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games just three months away, it is important to remember that the unauthorized commercial use of any Olympic

Warner Bros. wins case against A.V.E.L.A., Inc. over use of certain film characters

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2011

In an interesting case involving The Wizard of Oz, Gone With The Wind, and "Tom & Jerry," the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that A.V.E.L.A., Inc. ("A.V.E.L.A.") infringed on Warner Bros. copyrighted materials

Sensa products settles false advertising suit with California district attorneys

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

District Attorneys from nine California counties recently announced that Sensa Products, maker of the "sprinkle diet," will pay $905,000 to settle a false advertising lawsuit over the company's claims that users could lose weight by sprinkling its flavored crystals on their food

New York attorney general issues five best practices for transparent cause marketing

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2012

In connection with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the New York Attorney General recently issued best practices for companies that may conduct "cause marketing" campaigns promotions where it is advertised that the purchase or use of the advertiser's product will benefit a charity

Apple sued for use of image exceeding scope of license

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2011

A photographer filed a lawsuit against Apple, Inc. for allegedly using a copyrighted photo in an advertisement for Apple's iPhone without permission