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Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc. and the Challenge of Copyright Protection for Garment Design
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

Under the U.S. Copyright Act, a “useful article” such as a chair, a dress, or a uniform may obtain copyright protection, but only for elements that


In What Way is False Advertising False and Why it Makes a Difference
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

What is the difference between an advertisement that is literally false by necessary implication and one that is impliedly false? It may seem like a


Judge Carter Grants Jay-Z Summary Judgment in Suit Over Record Label Logo
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

In a opinion yesterday, Judge Carter dismissed claims by a plaintiff alleging that he created the logo for Jay-Z’s record label Roc-A-Fella, and is


Bring in the TV Cameras: NLRB and D.C. Circuit Find Employees Airing Grievance in Media is Protected Activity
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

An employee goes on television and maligns his bosses for a new company policy with half-truthsand his bosses fire him for disloyalty. Sounds


4 Reasons Trademark Search is Critical for New Brands
  • TrademarkNow
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

Building a brand is exciting. And perhaps nothing better encapsulates the entire process than going public with a trademark. Whether that be for your


The Honest Company Faces False Advertising Class Action
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

Last Tuesday, a class action lawsuit was filed against The Honest Company, Inc. (“THC”) alleging that the “natural” products manufacturer has violated


A New European Electronic Communications Code And Some Other Changes
  • K&L Gates
  • European Union
  • September 27 2016

On September 14 the European Commission (EC) unveiled a series of measures of different legal nature, which together represent a very important and


Copyright Found in Mordor Writing. Great Eye grimly pleased.
  • Williams + Hughes
  • Australia
  • September 27 2016

In the recent Federal Court decision Tolkien Estate Limited v Saltalamacchia 2016 FCA 944 (11 August 2016), Beach J granted summary judgment against


A Sweepstakes Lawyer Can Help Keep Promotion Sponsors out of Hot Water
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

Last Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC” or “Commission”) sued several individuals and businesses in a Los Angeles federal court for


Bloggers & influencers take note! New guidelines published for online reviews and endorsements
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 26 2016

Does that product really work? Are they being paid to say that? Is that a genuine consumer review? As brands increasingly turn to bloggers, vloggers