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

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

Katherine Heigl sues Duane Reade for $6 million over unauthorized use of photo on social media

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

Actress Katherine Heigl filed a lawsuit against New York-based pharmacy chain Duane Reade over its unauthorized use of her name and likeness on its

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

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

Lawsuit against Facebook regarding use of minors’ images in ads dismissed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

The district court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed against Facebook on behalf of minors whose

FTC commissioners uphold false advertising ruling against POM Wonderful

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

In a unanimous 5-0 ruling, the Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") upheld an FTC Administrative Law Judge's false advertising

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

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

What we can learn from the FTC native advertising workshop and the asme and iab guidelines

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

Native advertisinga short-hand term for the blending of advertisements with news, entertainment, and other editorial contentcomes in a