Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2019

Here’s some news for brands, creators, and other entities developing nonconforming names or entertainment content. Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that FUCT and other profane, “scandalous” or “immoral” words may be registered as trademarks

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Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019

Vietnam Warns Brands About Advertising on YouTube Videos That Contain "Anti-State Propaganda"

Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communication has reached out to various companies and told them to stop advertising on YouTube videos that contain "anti-state propaganda...

Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2019

What do you do when a term that you are planning to use in advertising has more than one meaning?  Are you responsible for false advertising if consumers misunderstand the claim? That was the one of the issues in a recent lawsuit brought against computer storage device maker Sandisk.  

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Monday, Jun. 3, 2019

The United States Department of Health and Human Services finalized a new rule that requires most television commercial...

Tuesday, May. 28, 2019

What does it mean when an organization endorses a company's products?  What is the claim that is communicated -- and what substantiation is required?  That was the issue in a recent lawsuit against ...

Thursday, May. 23, 2019

Google just announced changes to its policies relating to abortion-related advertising.  The changes, which only apply to advertisers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland, will go into effect...

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016

In the few weeks since its release, Pokémon™ GO has dominated the interactive entertainment landscape. The augmented reality game has reportedly achieved more than 30 million downloads and lots of buzz. But as its popularity grows, so do questions about its legal implications - including the use...

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

A New York federal court has provided the creative community with an important reminder about the risks of portraying composite characters. The case, Greene v. Paramount...

Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2015

As previously reported here, earlier amendments to Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) rules clarified that telemarketers must obtain  prior consent from consumers...

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