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NARB Recommends Discontinuance of Lysol Comparative Advertising Claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

A panel of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) recently recommended that Reckitt Benckiser, Inc. discontinue certain advertising for its


Warner Bros. Settles FTC Action About Inadequate Disclosures by YouTube Influencers
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. recently settled an action arising out of a 2014 advertising campaign for its video game, Middle Earth: Shadow


MillerCoors Defeats Blue Moon “Craft Beer” Lawsuit
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2016

The plaintiff, a “beer aficionado and home brewer,” filed a class action lawsuit in 2015 alleging that advertising by MillerCoors for its Blue Moon


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


Unauthorized commercial use of Olympic designations is prohibited
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

With the London 2012 Olympic Games just over six months away, it is important to remember that the unauthorized commercial use of any Olympic trademarks, logos, or symbols, as well as any conduct tending to suggest any connection with the Olympics or the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), is prohibited by a federal law enacted in 1998, which grants exclusive rights to all Olympic marks to the USOC


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


NAD recommends that Natural Factors discontinue unqualified bioavailability superiority claim
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that Natural Factors, Inc. discontinue several claims regarding its Theracurim line of


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


Oksana Baiul files right of publicity claim against NBC
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

Olympic gold medalist Oksana Baiul filed a right of publicity claim against NBC Universal alleging that the network publicized her as a headliner in


NAD determines that discontinuation of mascara ad featuring post-production enhancement was necessary and proper
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

Following a challenge brought before the National Advertising Division ("NAD"), L'Oreal discontinued advertising featuring images of a model's eye