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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

UPMC’s email messaging, and social media policies recently found to violate NLRA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2013

An administrative law judge in Pittsburgh recently struck down an employer's email, e-messaging, and social media employment policies as

CARU recommends Topps revise candy advertising to avoid popularity messages

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

A television commercial for Ring Pops, marketed by The Topps Company, Inc., came to the attention of the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) through its routine monitoring of advertising directed to children

FTC publishes study on promotional activities of food marketed to children and adolescents

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2013

As a follow up to its 2008 report on the same issue, the FTC recently released a study on the promotional activities of food marketed to children and

Mobile app company settles COPPA claims with New Jersey Attorney General’s office

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2013

Mobile application developer Dokogeo Inc. recently settled a complaint by the New Jersey attorney general's office that the company's "Dokobots"

Employer may be liable for accessing employee’s LinkedIn account

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

A Pennsylvania court recently found that a plaintiff who alleged her employer unlawfully took control of her LinkedIn account could not proceed on claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Lanham Act, although the court did find that the former employee could proceed on her state law claims for invasion of privacy, identity theft, conversion, and tortuous interference

NLRB General Counsel's Office issues four advice memoranda providing guidance on social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Recently, the Division of Advice at the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released four advice memoranda

Council of Better Business Bureaus announces uniform nutrition guidelines for food marketed to children

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2011

The Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative, a program of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, recently announced comprehensive, uniform nutrition guidelines that will govern advertising of food products to children

NLRB invalidates several employers' social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2012

As we recently reported, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and its administrative law judges have issued decisions striking down several workplace social media policies, creating uncertainty as to what social media activities employers may lawfully regulate or prohibit. In one such case, an administrative law judge for the NLRB held that an employer's policy prohibiting employees from making "disparaging or defamatory comments" about the employer on social media websites was overbroad and unlawful

Acai berry product marketers settle deceptive advertising claims with FTC for $2 million

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2012

The FTC has reached a settlement with another acai berry affiliate network for allegedly deceiving customers through "fake news" sites extolling the virtues of acai berry weight-loss products