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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

Made in the USA brand, LLC settles FTC action on deceptive certification claims

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

Made in the USA Brand, LLC recently agreed to discontinue advertising claims related to its "Made in the USA" seal after the Federal Trade Commission

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

Oksana Baiul files right of publicity claim against NBC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2013

Olympic gold medalist Oksana Baiul filed a right of publicity claim against NBC Universal alleging that the network publicized her as a headliner in

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

FDA issues proposed guidance for social media

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2014

On Tuesday, the FDA issued proposed guidance for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries for advertising on social media platforms with

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

Photographer sues UNICEF for copyright infringement

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2011

Photographer William Anthony sued UNICEF in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington alleging that UNICEF infringed the copyright of a number of photos of celebrities that Anthony took for a UNICEF advertising campaign

NAD recommends claims for Sprint’s “Unlimited My Way” plan be modified or discontinued

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

The National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau (NAD) recently recommended that Sprint discontinue or modify certain claims about its

Company sues Justin Bieber over company's "joustin' beaver" app

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 29 2012

RC3, Inc., a mobile application development company, created "Joustin' Beaver," a mobile application available for download on smartphones and tablets