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Olympic and FIFA trademark rights aggressively enforced
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global, USA
  • November 13 2013

With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games just three months away, it is important to remember that the unauthorized commercial use of any Olympic


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


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


JCPenney settles class action lawsuit over allegedly deceptive sales
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2015

The J.C. Penney Company recently announced that it has reached a settlement to resolve a false advertising class action lawsuit that alleged it had


NAD recommends hair care packaging claims be discontinued
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

The National Advertising Division (NAD) recently recommended that certain claims on the packaging of Vogue International, Inc.'s (Vogue) Proganix


FTC commissioners uphold false advertising ruling against POM Wonderful
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

In a unanimous 5-0 ruling, the Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") upheld an FTC Administrative Law Judge's false advertising


NAD recommends claims for Sprint’s “Unlimited My Way” plan be modified or discontinued
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

The National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau (NAD) recently recommended that Sprint discontinue or modify certain claims about its


California loosens restrictions on alcoholic beverage promotions and prizes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

California recently enacted a new law that removes previous restrictions on the value of prizes that could be awarded to consumers in California by importers, manufacturers, and suppliers of alcoholic beverages


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


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