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Advertising Law Snapshots
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

TV show used 'Empire" as show name and as fictional record label. The show also sells music soundtracks. Question: Can the show continue using the


Public domain music issues & the real status of “Happy Birthday”
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

Advertising, Marketing & Privacy Law Practice Chair Brian Heidelberger discusses why it is now cheaper to use the "Happy Birthday" song and other


What a Dancing Baby can teach us about sending a takedown notice
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

In his latest Mini Mini Law Lesson, Brian Heidelberger, chair of Winston's advertising, marketing, and privacy law practice, explains what a dancing


Why the JumpMan logo didn’t infringe an arguably similar photo
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

Watch Brian Heidelberger, chair of Winston's advertising, marketing, and privacy law practice, explain why the court held that the JumpMan logo did


What Goldieblox v. Beastie Boys taught us mini law lesson
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2013

Brian Heidelberger recently published a video titled “Mini Law Lesson: What GoldiBlox v. Beastie Boys Taught Us.”


Court okays General Motors’ use of Einstein image
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

A California federal district court recently ruled that General Motors could use Albert Einstein's image in a car advertisement because it has been too long since Einstein's death for anyone to limit the use of his likeness


Rite Aid settles suit regarding false advertising of its loyalty programs and gift card policies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2012

The Santa Clara County City Attorney's Consumer Protection Unit, together with prosecutors from several other California counties, recently sued Rite Aid Corporation and its subsidiary, Thrifty PayLess, for false and deceptive advertising in connection with its Up Rewards program and Wellness cards, and improper policies regarding gift cards


Federal judge requires further briefing by the FTC in no-fault deceptive marketing settlement with acai berry advertiser
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2012

New Jersey District Court judge Renee Bumb ordered the FTC to respond to concerns regarding the proposed $11.5-million deceptive marketing settlement with Circa Direct LLC, an Internet advertiser of acai berry weight loss products


Court dismisses right of publicity class action against Facebook over "friend finder"
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 27, 2011, Judge Seeborg of the Northern District of California dismissed a putative class action complaint filed by a Facebook user against Facebook based on its use of his image in an online advertisement for Facebook’s “friend finder” feature


Defunct internet marketer to pay $2.4 million in class action settlement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2011

NebuAd, Inc., an online advertising company that recently went out of business, has agreed to settle class action claims stemming from alleged violations of federal and state privacy laws