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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

New Virginia law enables parents to take over social media accounts of deceased children

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

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell recently signed into law H.B. 1752, which enables parents of deceased children to take over the social media accounts

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

Another social media policy found to violate NLRA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2012

On November 14, an administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board found that DISH Network Corp.'s social media policy violated the National Labor Relations Act

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

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

Apple sued for use of image exceeding scope of license

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2011

A photographer filed a lawsuit against Apple, Inc. for allegedly using a copyrighted photo in an advertisement for Apple's iPhone without permission

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