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Food & Beverage Litigation Update | July 2017 #2

GE Salmon Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) salmon and independent scientific review of the U.S. Food and...more

Three Point Shot - November 2016

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Who's First in Ownership of the "Sweet Spot" Remains Unclear - Baseball is often called a "game of inches," whether one is describing the strike zone, a close play at the plate, or a liner past third base that just kicks...more

Using Pop Culture References in Advertisements? Just Do It Right

by Knobbe Martens on

In this age of smartphone cameras and hashtags, an impromptu remark or a right place-at-the-right-time snapshot can “go viral” and create instant and immense goodwill. Businesses today use social media as a tool to promote...more

The Ink Isn’t Dry

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

What rights based in copyright law does a tattoo artist have in a tattoo itself, and to what extent can an artist use those rights to restrict the rights of others, including the people whose skin has been inked?...more

And the Lawsuit Goes to . . . An Oscar-Time Guide to “Best Picture” Intellectual Property Litigation

The film that wins the Best Picture Oscar this year is certain to attract more viewers and more box office receipts than it had before receiving the award. But Best Picture winners also tend to attract more lawsuits,...more

Latest Updates to Media Liability Insurance in California

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP partner James Castle recently enhanced and updated the chapter on Media Liability Insurance for LexisNexis' California Insurance Law & Practice. Cases discussed include: ?S.B.C.C., Inc. v. St....more

Three Point Shot - April 2013

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

The (Gold) Gloves Are Off - Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips has a lot to say. He's well-known for being outspoken, and he's a prolific tweeter on his @DatDudeBP account, which boasts over 650,000...more

Insurance Coverage: January 2013

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

There were no significant decisions of the Supreme Court related to coverage this past quarter. The Courts of Appeal have provided us with several more decisions on contribution and subrogation. The following are brief...more

Three Point Shot - May 2012

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

In This Issue: - Selling the Shirt off Tim Tebow’s Back Requires a License...1 - I See Your True Colors Shining Through ...2 - Pretty Boy’s Right of Publicity Lawsuit Ain’t Pretty, Says World Wrestling...more

Becoming Immune to Reputation Damage: Tips from Kim Kardashian?

This blogger is proud to say that I have never watched any show featuring a member of the Kardashian family (okay, okay, unless you count their step-brother Brody Jenner…you know I could never resist The Hills). I normally...more

Pennsylvania District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss and for a More Definite Statement

by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP on

Plaintiff Kimberton Healthcare Consulting, Inc. d/b/a DialysisPPO (DPPO), a provider of benefits consulting services, brought an action alleging breach of contract, violation of the Pennsylvania Uniform Trade Secrets Act...more

A Multidisciplinary Approach To Trade Secret Protection in the Digital Age

by Ladas & Parry LLP on

Law and Business Between James Bond’s brand of espionage and the emotional reaction when someone trained and trusted leaves and goes to work in competition lie most fact situations that give rise to trade secret...more

How Legal is Content Scraping?

A reader asks: I have a business in which we scrape content from other websites to our website. Do we face any significant legal hurdles in doing so? Answer: It really depends on a number of factors. These days, the...more

DWReport - Winter 2011 - Legal Updates & Articles from Donaldson Walsh Lawyers

by Sharron Scott on

DWReport - Winter 2011 - Legal News & Articles from Doanldson Walsh Lawyers CONTENTS: Page 1 - Unique Insight now available in personal injury law Page 2 - Shaping your Brand Page 4 - Use Restraint in Restraints of...more

Liability for Commercial Speech: A Guide to False Advertising, Commercial Disparagement, and Related Claims

by Foley Hoag LLP on

This volume summarizes related bodies of law – false advertising, commercial disparagement, and defamation – that govern the conduct of business communications. It sets forth elements, damages, and related defenses for each...more

Ohio District Court Allows Database “Scraping” Case To Proceed On A Variety Of Legal Theories

Recent years have seen the growth of online data sources, such as online databases, ecommerce catalogs, and social networking sites, and associated services and applications. This growth has been accompanied by a...more

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

IN THIS ISSUE: *Manatt Lawyers Receive Top Ratings In Chambers USA 2008 Advertising, Entertainment, and Healthcare Practices Noted for Excellence *FCC Eyes Product Placement Practices *Executives Are Employees For...more

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

IN THIS ISSUE: *Pending New York Right of Publicity Bill To Provide Protection for Deceased Celebrities *French Court Fines eBay Over Fakes *ISPs Will Block Child Pornography Sites *FTC To Focus on Green Building and...more

Barbara Bauer & Barbara Bauer Literary Agency, Inc. v. Jenna Glatzer, et al.

Brief in Opposition To Motion To Dismiss

On May 1, 2008, EFF and the law firm of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the operator of the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia, arguing that federal law immunizes it...more

Intellectual Property - 2008 Winter Bulletin

by Fenwick & West LLP on

In This Bulletin: *California's Amended Right of Publicity Statute (California Civil Code Section 3344.1) *Ethical Limits on Investigations in IP Litigation *Quick Updates Please see full bulletin for more...more

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