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Three Point Shot - June 2014

Federal Circuit Leaves Cobra Golf Co. in the Rough - It's dormie. On Eighteen. You're in great shape, having hit a solid drive, leaving yourself a fairway lie and a mid-iron into a back-right Sunday pin. Feeling good...more

Advertising Law - June 2014 #4

Don’t Forget: FTC Settlement Over Memory Claims - The marketers of the BrainStrong dietary supplement – which claimed to improve adult memory and prevent cognitive decline – reached a settlement with the Federal Trade...more

Advertising Law

SPECIAL FOCUS: Supreme Court Adopts Broad Standing Test for False Advertising Plaintiffs - On March 25th, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion regarding the test for standing in false advertising cases...more

Advertising Law -- Dec 06, 2013

FTC Settles With Mobile Crammers - In the Federal Trade Commission’s first lawsuit over mobile cramming, Wise Media and two individual defendants agreed to a permanent ban on placing unauthorized charges on telephone...more

Fox Can't Maintain Action on Ads It Has No Copyright

Fox Broadcasting Company can’t maintain a copyright action against Dish Network’s product that enables Dish customers to skip over commercials because Fox doesn’t own the copyright to the commercials, an appellate court found...more

Judge Slams Copyright Troll Attorneys

A federal judge has referred a band of copyright troll attorneys to their respective state and federal bars for their “moral turpitude unbecoming of an officer of the court.” The judge also referred the attorneys to the U.S....more

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Announces Temporary Adoption of Regulations for Fantasy Sports Tournaments in Atlantic...

The New Jersey DGE regulations on fantasy sports games (N.J.A.C. 13:69 P ) can be found at: http://www.nj.gov/oag/ge/temporaryorders.html ...more

Chicago Casino Development Authority Act - AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1739 re Internet Gaming

Illinois iGaming Bill: Chicago Casino Development Authority Act - AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 1739 re Internet Gaming (Sen. Terry Link) --- On March 6th, 2013, Senate Bill 1739 was introduced in Illinois by State Senator...more

CA SB 678 (Correa) Authorization and Regulation of Internet Poker and Consumer Protection Act of 2013

An act to add Chapter 5.2 (commencing with Section 19990) to Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to gambling. Legislative Counsel’s Digest: Senate Bill No. 678, as introduced, Correa, February 22,...more

Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances [Video]

In this LEVICK Daily video interview, we discuss the release of the new documentary The Story of Fragrances with Jennifer Abril, President of the International Fragrance Association North America. Not just perfumes and...more

ASSEMBLY BILL NO. 5–COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY (ON BEHALF OF THE STATE GAMING CONTROL BOARD) - NEVADA

ASSEMBLY BILL NO. 5–COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY (ON BEHALF OF THE STATE GAMING CONTROL BOARD) - NEVADA [re US State Gaming Compacts] PREFILED DECEMBER 19, 2012 ____________ Referred to Committee on Judiciary SUMMARY—Revises...more

What is "INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?"

A straightforward, concise definition of "intellectual property" and a brief explanation of the four major types of IP. The terms "copyright," "trademark" and "patent" should no longer be confused after reviewing this...more

Canadian Marketing, Advertisng & Regulatory Law Update

A year in review from Heenan Blaikie's national Marketing, Advertising & Regulatory Law practice....more

Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011

The new Copyright(Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 brought in to protect the rights holders of copyrighted works in New Zealand. How does this new Act affect you as an account holder of your internet connection...more

Online Behavioral Advertising Privacy Issues

Two articles from the July 2011 edition of M/E Insights on privacy law issues related to online and mobile advertising....more

Ballard v. St. Albans Congregational Church

Defendant's Reply on its Motion to Dismiss Complaint

This Reply was filed in conjunction with a motion to dismiss a pro se complaint alleging trademark infringement and violation of the model "Truth in Music" statute that's been enacted in a majority of states. What makes the...more

Volume 6 Issue 3 Winter 2011

SEATTLE--University of Washington School of Law today published the Winter 2011 issue of the new Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts, the nation’s first student-run electronic law journal focusing on technology,...more

Advertising Law - September 23, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: *Manatt Adds Advertising Partner Terri Seligman in New York *FCC Launches Probe of Wireless Industry *Court Throws Out Sanctions Against Kevin Trudeau *Court OKs Paris Hilton’s “Hot” Suit Against...more

Newsletter of the Advertising, Marketing & Media Practice Group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

IN THIS ISSUE: *Yahoo Defeats Pay-Per-Click Claim *Group Pays $25K for Wrongful Removal of YouTube Videos *Consumer Advocates Want Companies to Come Clean *Hendrix Electric Vodka Loses Trademark Dispute *“Vista...more

Newsletter of the Advertising, Marketing & Media Practice Group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

IN THIS ISSUE: *50 Cent Ploy Is Costing Taco Bell Plenty *Congress Clashes With CPSC Over Chemical Ban in Toys *Online Jewelers Engage in Gem Warfare *Barbie Beats the Bratz *Monster Cable Target Pleads Its Case on...more

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