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What Advertisers and Agencies Need to Worry About in 2017
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Chair Brian Heidelberger unpacks the lessons of 2016 for the year ahead. In his most recent Mini Law


Company pays $40k settlement for allegedly scraping LinkedIn Corp.’s user data
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2014

Robocog, Inc., doing business as HiringSolved, allegedly scraped content from LinkedIn Corp.'s member data and displayed this information in their


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 13
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

Watch manufacturer advertised its products as "handmade in Detroit" FTC Determination: Since the company sourced significant


Gossip website posting of celebrity photos held not to violate right of publicity
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

A television news reporter sued the owner of a gossip website when the site's users submitted posts that allegedly defamed the plaintiff, including claims that the plaintiff used illicit drugs, was sexually promiscuous, and committed assault


FTC Approves Facial Recognition for Parental Consent Under COPPA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

The Federal Trade Commission recently approved a new method for verifiable parental consent used under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule


Better Business Bureau reminds industry that OBA notice and opt-out apply to more than just cookies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

In a recent Compliance Warning issued by the Better Business Bureau, the BBB warned companies that Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral


The FTC answers your questions on endorsements and testimonials
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2015

The FTC has elaborated on its endorsement rules, clarifying that it is insufficient to simply link to disclosures about paid endorsements online


Pinterest Quietly Updates Its Promotion Guidelines
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

Earlier this year, Pinterest quietly updated its guidelines for conducting contests and other types of promotions on the Pinterest platform. Those


Kim Kardashian sued for alleged defamatory comments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2010

Dr. Seigal's Cookie Diet recently filed a defamation lawsuit against Kim Kardashian regarding a tweet posted by her which claimed that the Cookie Diet was unhealthy and that Kardashian does not use the Cookie Diet but rather uses QuickTrim, adding "If Dr. Seigal is lying about me being on his diet, what else are they lying about?"


Immunity under CDA even if site solicits potentially negative comments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2010

A website where consumers can post (typically negative) comments about businesses and their goods and services recently won an appeal in a case brought against it by a New York city car dealership, Nemet Chevrolet