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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


Corporate officer may be personally liable for copyright infringement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2011

Blue Nile, an online jewelry and diamond retailer, sued Ideal Diamond Solutions (IDS) for copyright infringement alleging that IDS used Blue Nile's copyrighted images on IDS' website and sought to hold IDS's founder, Larry Chasin, personally liable


N’Genuity sues Chick-fil-A over ad containing Bo Jackson
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2011

N'Genuity, a large food supplier of food products to the U.S. military, recently sued Chick-fil-A for trademark infringement and unfair competition


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