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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

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

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

Marketing company agrees to stop spamming Facebook users

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2012

The Washington Attorney General recently entered into a consent decree with Adscend Media LLC prohibiting the online marketing company from sending "spam" social networking communications

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

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

New Arkansas law protects employees' social media accounts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe recently signed H.B. 1901 into law, prohibiting employers from asking employees or job applicants for social media

National Labor Relations Board orders reinstatement of workers fired for Facebook comments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2013

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board affirmed the decision of an administrative law judge holding that an employer violated the National Labor