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Court Finds No False Endorsement over Use of Individual’s Name in Wendy’s Kid’s Meal
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

Wendy’s ran a promotion with Guinness World Records in which each Kid’s Meal included Guinness-themed toys. One version of the Kid’s Meal contained a


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 10
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

Dish advertised that consumers could watch "commercial free televisior' via its "Hopper" Allegation: Claim was false and deceptive because the


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 2
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

Toys "R" Us sells gift cards, which to "not redeemable for cash, except where prohibited by law." Allegations: The language violates the New Jersey


NAD recommends Euro-Pro discontinue “more 5-star online reviews” claim
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

The National Advertising Division (NAD) recently recommended that Euro-Pro Operating, LLC, discontinue the claim that its Shark vacuum cleaner


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 5
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2016

Beast Sports Nutrition bought keywords and displayed advertising messages when consumers searched for BPI Nutrition products. Holding:Court said the


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 9
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

Defendant made packaging claims about the thickness of its product as compared to the plaintiff Claims were "false by necessary implication" such


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 4
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

Defendant offered a free app that allowed users to access a remote desktop computer via a virtual private network. Sometime thereafter, LogMeln


Court Holds Company’s Failure to Disclose Likely Use of Child Labor by Suppliers Is Not Deceptive
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2016

A California district court recently dismissed a consumer's complaint that Mars, Inc. violated California law by failing to disclose at the point of


Class action lawsuit alleges deceptive advertising by Babies “R” Us for rewards program
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

According to a recent complaint filed in the Northern District of Illinois, Babies "R" Us implemented its "Endless Earnings" program in April of 2014