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Brands & social media influencers are you at risk?
  • Adams & Adams
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

Although Andy Warhol proclaimed in 1968 that, in the future, everyone would be world-famous for fifteen minutes, it is unlikely that he could possibly


Just Like You and Me: Difficulties with Celebrity Trademark Applications
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

Under U.S. trademark law, any person (including a celebrity) can obtain a trademark registration for their name if they can establish that the public


Quickie Divorce?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2016

Headlines reading that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was divorced in England in 14 seconds might mislead readers into thinking that the whole process of


Crime, Corruption & Other Misdeeds - September 2016
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

A former United Steelworkers union official was arrested and charged with stealing union funds. The 29-count federal indictment charges David R. Sager


A-list divorces
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2016

In the wake of news that Brangelina will be no more, we can expect to see a number of likely issues debated in the press. Celebrity divorces often


Consumer Group Questions Kardashian Posts
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

On Monday, a consumer advocacy group announced that it had sent a letter to the Kardashian-Jenner family challenging how the sisters promote products


FTC Looks to Influence Disclosures
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

DJ Khaled’s Snapchat account has quickly risen in profile over the past year, with his continuous snaps about meals, music, and the keys to success


FTC Ponders Disclosures in Celebrity Posts
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

Last week, Bloomberg ran an article suggesting that the FTC is about to “crack down on paid celebrity posts” that aren’t labeled as ads. If you read


Appellate Court Affirms Order Denying Anti-SLAPP Motion to Strike Claim for Libel by Implication
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

Plaintiff Leah Manzari, an alleged pioneer in the online adult entertainment industry and purportedly famous under her professional name, Danni Ashe


Celebrity Endorsement Disclosures on Social Media
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

We've blogged several times about the need to disclose when social media posts by endorsers, particularly celebrities, have been paid for. And there