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Advertising Law Snapshots Volume 1, Issue 15
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

“Cheerios Protein” name is misleading because it says nothing about added sugar (and the product has more sugar than regular Cheerios


Advertising Law Snapshots, Volume 1, Issue 7
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2016

Employee posted tweets complaining of charges by Chipotle for "extras" (like guacamole), and complaining about level of wages paid


Employer may be liable for accessing employee’s LinkedIn account
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2012

A Pennsylvania court recently found that a plaintiff who alleged her employer unlawfully took control of her LinkedIn account could not proceed on claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Lanham Act, although the court did find that the former employee could proceed on her state law claims for invasion of privacy, identity theft, conversion, and tortuous interference


Manager’s Facebook post did not establish invasion of privacyemotional distress claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

A Minnesota court recently dismissed the invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims of a former employee after a manager posted about the employee's termination on Facebook


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


California social media law likely does not protect background checks
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2013

California Labor Code 980, which prohibits employers from asking employees or job applicants for social media passwords, contains an exemption


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


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


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


FTC Reaches $950,000 Settlement Over Location Tracking
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

The FTC announced this week that it has reached a settlement with a Singapore-based advertising network that provides advertising platforms for