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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

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 maker settles New Jersey COPPA lawsuit

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

Mobile app developer 24x7digital LLC, along with two of its officers, settled alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and the FTC’s COPPA Rule

Does your social media policy violate federal law?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2012

The National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel, Lafe Solomon, recently issued a report on employer policies governing the use of social media in the workplace

NLRB finds workplace social media policy unlawful

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2013

The National Labor Relations Board recently released an advice memorandum addressing the lawfulness of an employer's social media policy. In the

Facebook apps will need privacy policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2012

California's Attorney General, Kamala Harris, has announced that Facebook signed on to the Joint Statement of Principles about privacy policies and mobile apps

Oregon bill regulating social media access signed into law

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2013

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently signed into law H.B. 2654, which prohibits employers from requesting passwords from employees or applicants

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