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Celebrities, social media and copyright: Tarantino and Prince sue online infringers
  • Addisons
  • Australia, USA
  • January 31 2014

Celebrities, Social Media and Copyright: Tarantino and Prince sue online infringers Two recent copyright infringement cases coming out of the US show


Thumbs-down: Facebook user sues over “like”
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

Facebook engaged in false advertising by publicizing a user's "like" for the publication USA Today even though he never gave the newspaper a


Announcing a job move on LinkedIn or Facebook - breach of contract or fair game?
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • February 20 2014

It is always worthwhile to talk about current developments in the area of social media and employment law, and to look back at their contextual


Message board post highly critical of company is opinion and thus not defamatory
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

An essential defense to a defamation claim is "pure opinion." In other words, if the defendant can show that the statements alleged to be defamatory


Changing Tides
  • Matheson
  • European Union, USA
  • October 4 2016

Until recently, data protection rarely came up around the boardroom table, let alone in dinner conversation. But that’s changed. Data breaches are


Reviews posted under a pseudonym could be defamatory
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

As written on this blog before, plaintiffs often have difficulty when alleging claims of defamation against anonymous defendants. Unsurprisingly


TCPA suit claims obligation to check recycled numbers
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

Twitter, facing a California suit from a plaintiff who claims she never opened a Twitter account or consented to receive text messages from the


Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. I, No. 4 - Lanham Act False Advertising Cases
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

A pair of recent Lanham Act cases shows that native advertising (embedded advertising that fails to disclose it is commercial speech) may be a basis


Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. I, No. 4 - Consumer Privacy and Data Security
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

The Eighth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class against cable television provider Charter Communications for allegedly retaining


Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. I, No. 4 - Regulatory Developments
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

The Second Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of the FTC and the State of Connecticut on claims that defunct affiliate marketing network