Last week, in a 7–2 decision authored by Justice Sotomayor, the Supreme Court ruled that a 1984 work by artist Andy Warhol, portraying world-renowned singer Prince against an orange backgroundContinue Reading SCOTUS Holds Warhol’s “Prince Series” Is Not Fair Use
General Advertising Industry News & Updates
Federal Agencies Pledge to Fight Discrimination in AI
Four federal agencies have pledged to uphold the principles of fairness, equality, and justice in enforcement efforts against discrimination and bias in artificial intelligence (AI).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…Continue Reading Federal Agencies Pledge to Fight Discrimination in AI
The FDA Releases Draft Guidance re: Plant-Based Milk Alternatives.
The FDA is catching up with the increase in demand for plant-based milks that has occurred throughout the last ten…Continue Reading Got M*lk?
Tired of Those Pesky Subscriptions and Memberships? Click here!
Many of us (including myself) have so many subscriptions and memberships that it can be hard to keep up. Have you ever tried to cancel a membership and felt like…Continue Reading Tired of Those Pesky Subscriptions and Memberships? Click here!
“Gruyere” Not Protectable with the USPTO
In Interprofession du Gruyere v. U. S. Dairy Exp. Council, 61 F.4th 407 (4th Cir. 2023), two European cheesemaking consortiums sought appellate review of a USPTO ruling, which sustained…Continue Reading “Gruyere” Not Protectable with the USPTO
SB Commercial Debate 2023
Would it even be the Super Bowl if there wasn’t a blog post asking about your favorite commercials? Are your top choices dictated by the product, the celebrity, or the…Continue Reading SB Commercial Debate 2023
For All Fireball Lovers
Has there been an uptick in lawsuits involving false advertising of inexpensive products? Seems like it, or maybe I’m just paying more attention. The latest one I read about is…Continue Reading For All Fireball Lovers
$46 Million Organic Grain Fraud Scheme Originated in Cottonwood County, Minnesota
Two Minnesota men from Cottonwood County, Minnesota, have been charged with defrauding grain buyers, to the staggering amount of $46 million. James Clayton Wolf, 65, and Adam Clifford Olson, 45…Continue Reading $46 Million Organic Grain Fraud Scheme Originated in Cottonwood County, Minnesota
Trademark Dispute Involving Washington Commanders Could Be Forthcoming
This Sunday, the Washington Commanders are set to introduce their new mascot, which the team has indicated will either be a hog or a dog. The former, however, may lead…Continue Reading Trademark Dispute Involving Washington Commanders Could Be Forthcoming
Pasta Company In Hot Water Over Company’s Slogan “Italy’s #1 Brand of Pasta”
On June 11, 2022, Plaintiffs Matthew Sinatro and Jessica Prost filed a class action lawsuit in the Northern District of California against the Barilla pasta company over alleged false advertising.Continue Reading Pasta Company In Hot Water Over Company’s Slogan “Italy’s #1 Brand of Pasta”