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Australia Proposes Tough Cigarette Packaging Rules
Posted on 8 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SYDNEY - (AP) Tobacco companies in Australia will be forced to strip all logos from their cigarette packages and replace them with graphic images such as cancer-riddled mouths and sickly children under legislation unveiled Thursday a move the government... Read More

Kim Kardashian Sues Old Navy Over Lookalike in Ads
Posted on 25 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Kim Kardashian wants Old Navy to stop using a lookalike to advertise its clothing. The reality show starlet and model on Wednesday sued the clothing store and its parent company, The Gap Inc., in a Los Angeles federal court alleging... Read More

Sara Lee, Kraft Argue Wiener War In Federal Court
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - (AP) The nation's largest hot dog makers argued about the meaning of "100 percent pure beef" and the merits of ketchup Monday in a lawsuit over advertising claims stemming from their years of dog-eat-dog competition. Attorneys... Read More

Lawsuit: French Ad Firm Discriminates Against Women
Posted on 25 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A lawsuit filed Thursday seeks to represent hundreds of U.S.-based female employees of a French advertising conglomerate in claims that it discriminates against women. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan claims that 70 percent... Read More

Federal Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act Did Not Preclude Lanham Act Challenge That Asserted That Labeling, Marketing, And Advertising Was Misleading
Posted on 1 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On June 12, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided the case of POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., 189 L. Ed. 2d 141 (U.S. 2014) . POM Wonderful, LLC (POM) filed its initial action against Coca-Cola asserting that the labeling, marketing, and advertising... Read More

Facebook Moves To Dismiss Complaint Based On Use Of Minors’ ‘Likes’
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

A recent class action on behalf of California minors takes aim at Facebook for its practices regarding the use of Facebook members' names, likenesses, and preferences. The plaintiffs allege, among other things, that Facebook encourages its users to... Read More

ACTRESS LOSES CLAIM VIDEO GAME USED HER IMAGE
Posted on 7 Sep 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

On September 1, 2016, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Department, upheld a lower court’s dismissal of actress Lindsay Lohan’s misappropriation of likeness lawsuit against the video game manufacturer Take-Two... Read More