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Twitter Sued For Right of Publicity Violations Over Profile-Trading Game
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

A class action lawsuit was filed in California yesterday against Hey, Inc. and Twitter regarding Hey’s online trading game in which players collect


The implications of Brexit on the entertainment and media industry
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This historic decision will lead to a complex and unprecedented process of exit


Updating the AVMS Directive: making VoD services pay?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • June 22 2016

Our latest client alert on the European Commission's Digital Single Market strategy sets out some of the key aspects of the most recent proposal from


Wisconsin Federal Court Finds Spokeo Spells the End for Consumer Privacy Class Action
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

In a sign of the continuing significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in Spokeo v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (May 24, 2016), another


Till Death Do Us Part? How to Deal With Celebrity Publicity Rights When That Celebrity Passes
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

The tragic death of renowned recording artist Prince left many reminiscing about his meticulously crafted public image. In life, the law allowed


German Federal Supreme Court prohibits unsolicited advertising in signatures of automated B2C email replies confirming receipt of a consumer’s email
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Germany
  • May 11 2016

In a judgment dated 15 December 2015, case no VI ZR 13415, ("Judgment") the German Federal Supreme Court ("FSC"; Bundesgerichtshof - BGH) confirmed


Secretive Direct Marketers Face Fresh Restrictions on their Anonymity
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2016

From 16 May, those making (or instigating) direct marketing telephone calls must provide Caller Line Identification ('CLI') when making calls live or


Public Service Campaign regarding children’s online safety
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

The Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) and the BBB are pleased to announce the launch of its second Public Service Campaign regarding


The FTC Won’t Let Them Be: Enforcement Action Brought Against App Developers for Violation of Children’s Privacy Law Presents New Challenges for Advertisers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2015

In a recent show of forcewhich some believe is the tip of the icebergthe Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought an enforcement action against two


Optical Express appeal highlights the need for caution over third-party marketing lists
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2015

In a decision of 31 August 2015, the First-Tier Tribunal provided important clarification on the use of third-party mailing lists. Optical Express v