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Recap: 2023 ANA Annual Advertising and Marketing Law Conference

JD Supra Law

The weekend has just closed on another very rainy Floridian ANA Masters of Advertising Law Conference (Last year we had a hurricane, so this would qualify as an uninspiring upgrade).

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Hehe, not Hehe: Meme marketing & advertising law in Canada

JD Supra Law

It’s therefore no surprise that so many companies are interested in leveraging memes in marketing. But as with all advertising, certain rules apply. If a picture is worth a thousand words, that makes a meme worth about 50 tweets. One does not simply meme without knowing the law. By: Smart & Biggar


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Announcing the Sixth Edition of Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials by Tushnet & Goldman

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Rebecca Tushnet and I are pleased to announce the sixth edition of our casebook, Advertising & Marketing Law: Cases & Materials. We also have two online-only chapters on housing discrimination (Chapter 20) and political advertising (Chapter 21), both also freely downloadable. Chapter 2: What is an Advertisement?

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False Patent Marking as False Advertising: Overcoming Dastar


by Dennis Crouch The Federal Circuit is set to consider the use of terms like “patented,” “proprietary,” and “exclusive” in commercial advertising can be actionable under § 43(a)(1)(B) of the Lanham Act when their use is not entirely accurate. Crocs largely prevailed in those actions. ” Dawgs brief.

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[Guest post] Parasitic advertising on UEFA Euro 2020: Italian Competition Authority imposes first sanction for ambush marketing

The IPKat

Here's what Anna Maria and Lorenzo write: Parasitic advertising on UEFA Euro 2020: Italian Competition Authority imposes first sanction for ambush marketing by Anna Maria Stein and Lorenzo Maniaci Ambush Kat By its decision No. Since May 2020, ambush marketing has been regulated in a comprehensive manner in Italy by Law No.

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10th Circuit endorses presumption of Lanham Act false advertising injury in mostly two-player market


Vitamins Online sued Heartwise under the Lanham Act and Utah’s Unfair Competition Law for false advertising about the ingredients of its competitive nutritional supplements and manipulating those products’ Amazon reviews. NatureWise’s products advertised that they met the same Dr. Oz-endorsed requirements. Heartwise, Inc.,

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Advertising Highs & Lows

Above the Fold

certainly had a disparate week in the world of advertising, with the high of sponsoring the AFC and NFC championship games and the low of an order finding that it had engaged in deceptive advertising. Intuit, Inc.