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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 15 Aug 2016

NAD Finds Third Party Testing Inadequate to Substantiate Grill Claims

Char-Broil, LLC recently brought a challenge before the National Advertising Division, alleging that NexGrill Industries, Inc.’s advertising

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 10 Aug 2016

Direct Marketing Companies Settle with New York AG Regarding Deceptive Offers

Tristar Products, Inc. (Tristar) and Product Trend, LLC (Product Trend) sell products, such as Tristar’s “Genie Bra” or Product Trend’s “Total Pillow

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 24 Oct 2011

Jersey Shore star sues company over use of "GTL"

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is the owner of MPS Entertainment, which holds federal trademark registrations for "GTL."

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 29 Sep 2011

Twitter sues third-party developer over “Tweet” mark

Twitter recently filed suit in the Northern District of California seeking cancellation of the registered trademark “Let Your Ads Meet Tweets.” The mark is registered to a third-party developer, Twittad, LLC.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2011

Dillinger references in video game do not violate Indiana right of publicity

A District Court in Indiana recently granted a summary judgment motion in a case against Electronic Arts, a popular video game manufacturer.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 1 Jul 2011

References to john dillinger in a video game do not violate Indiana right of publicity statute

A District Court in Indiana recently granted a summary judgment motion in a case against Electronic Arts, a popular video game manufacturer.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 14 Apr 2011

Court finds single in-person sales pitch is not "commercial advertisement" under Lanham Act

The Northern District of Illinois recently held that a single in-person sales pitch was not a "commercial advertisement" as defined under the Lanham Act.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 11 Feb 2011

Washington State publicity law doesn't law doesn't extend to celebrities who die elsewhere

Because Jimi Hendrix died intestate in New York State, his rights of publicity died with him and the Washington Personality Rights Act, which purported to create a national right of publicity was unconstitutional, according to the federal district court for the Western District of Washington in a decision issued February 8.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 13 Oct 2009

REMAX International wins trademark infringement suit

REMAX International, Inc. brought a trademark infringement suit against Trend Setter Realty, LLC, (“Trend Setter”) for use of “red-over-white-over-blue horizontal bar design” in connection with real estate services.

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