Monday, Mar. 30, 2020

Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin - a case about the opening licks of Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven - has been wending its way through courts in the Ninth Circuit for the past six...

Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) has shaken up a host of industries, including sports, which by its very nature requires large gatherings of spectators. In the midst of so much uncertainty, properties, sponsors and event producers are weighing public safety concerns with the integrity...

Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Editor's Note: This article reposted by Jeff Greenbaum from GALA

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), which has yet to peak, has already had a significant impact in China on a macroeconomic and individual level. This article will look at how COVID-19 is affecting the...

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

After PBS received an anonymous complaint alleging that television host Tavis Smiley engaged in sexual misconduct, PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation into the allegations.  Ultimately, PBS decided to suspend its nightly "Tavis Smiley" show.  PBS also terminated various...

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

Keeping with our theme of predictions for 2020, here's a quick recap of some of the issues that the folks at the Federal Trade Commission are ...

Monday, Dec. 30, 2019

As the year comes to a close, we wanted to share with you our thoughts about some of the key issues to keep in mind for 2020.  So, here are some tips from many of the members of the Frankfurt Kurnit Advertising Group...

Friday, Dec. 20, 2019

When you advertise that your product is "Made in the USA," do you have to take into account whether the product packaging was made in the United States?  That was the issue in a recent lawsuit brought in federal court in California against the J-B Weld Company, which makes a variety of epoxy...

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

New York’s Attorney General, Letitia James, has sued B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., one of the country’s largest independent photo and video equipment retailers (B&H), claiming that B&H knowingly failed to pay New York sales tax due on at least $67 million received from...

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
Dramatic changes in New York’s sexual harassment laws are effective now, or will go into effect shortly. New York employers will have to adapt and take some important steps to comply. Here’s a summary of what all New York employers need to know. 
 
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Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

Readers of this column know that we frequently cover cases where a defendant claims that its compliance with various federal labeling requirements preempts a state law false advertising claim.  The defendant’s argument often fails.  (See ...

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