Maybe Don’t Talk About Your CCB Claim on Social Media

The Illusion of More

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Social Media Influencers Beware!

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Press publishers’ right: social media enter the stage

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Social media (aka Facebook) were not a part of the conversation. This raises the question: does the press publishers’ right apply to social media? Recital 54 of the Copyright Directive points to news aggregators and media monitoring services as examples.

Top 5 Fair Use Myths on Social Media

Copyright Alliance

The last thing anyone wants to do on social media is to get into trouble. But trouble on social media can come from more than just cringey or offensive posts. […]. The post Top 5 Fair Use Myths on Social Media appeared first on Copyright Alliance.

Potential Pitfalls When Using Music in Social Media Marketing

JD Supra Law

IP lawyers share social media tips for personal branding

Managing IP

Lawyers say that authenticity is key to generating leads on social media and converting them into paid work

Social media ‘influencers’ are often lacking trademark protection

Erik K Pelton

On social media these days, much of the content and the news that I see relates to influencers. The post Social media ‘influencers’ are often lacking trademark protection appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC

Rutgers, Archer and Me: Using Social Media to Power Your Business

Likelihood of Confusion

The post Rutgers, Archer and Me: Using Social Media to Power Your Business appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Social MediaAnd I’ll be presenting! How do you like them apples! See you in sunny #Camden next Thursday, @Rutgers_Camden!

[Audio] PODCAST: Williams Mullen's Trending Now: An IP Podcast - Utilizing Social Media to Generate IP Value

JD Supra Law

Social media is a great frontier to build and expand brand equity. Companies use it to create brand identities and even brand “personalities.”

FTC Addresses Social Media, Influencers, Consumer Reviews in Proposed Endorsement Guides Amendments

JD Supra Law

The Guides assist businesses in conforming their endorsement and testimonial advertising practices to Section 5 of the FTC Act, an increasingly important function given the rise in social media and influencer-based advertising.

Copyright: Using images for social media

Sander Law

Copyright: Using images on social media. If you ever wondered if you can use that image you found through a Google search on your social media post or on your website, this post is for you. The post Copyright: Using images for social media appeared first on SANDER LAW.

On Fixing Social Media: Why Fear Unintended Consequences?

The Illusion of More

The post On Fixing Social Media: Why Fear Unintended Consequences? In an excellent post on the blog Librarian Shipwreck, the author reminds us to take a more expansive view of the so-called Facebook problem.

Social Links: Embedding social media posts can be considered copyright infringement…but is it?

JD Supra Law

Social Links is our ongoing series here at Socially Aware that rounds up current developments at the intersection of social media, policy, research, and the law. Embedding social media posts can be considered copyright infringement…but is it?

UKIPO unveils report highlighting influence of social media influencers (also) on the purchase of counterfeits

The IPKat

Last week, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) released an intriguing report measuring and analyzing (apparently for the first time) the influence that social media influencers exert on consumers also when it comes to purchasing counterfeits.

How to Promote your Art on Social Media

Art Law Journal

Social media has the power and reach to create community, provide a kick of inspiration, and help artists visualize their work from a macro perspective. Some key social media benefits for artists include: Building a global following. Optimize your social media profiles.

German Federal Court of Justice on Social Media Advertising for Products provided free of Charge

JD Supra Law

Influencers who received goods or services free of charge from companies and then link to them on their social media channels, for example, by placing what is known in Germany as a "tap tag," generally have to label such posts as advertising.

Server Test Showdown? The Conflicting Rulings Over Whether Embedding a Social Media Post Violates the Copyright Act

IP Tech Blog

Ziff Davis, 18-CV-790 (KMW), that refused to dismiss claims against a media company for embedding an Instagram post into one of its articles online. the user name and image, user caption, number of likes, and branding of the social media platform).

Catching Up on the Challenge to Texas’ Social Media Censorship Law–NetChoice v. Paxton

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

I’m continuing coverage of the legal challenge to Texas’ social media censorship law, now on appeal to the Fifth Circuit. In particular, they dropped their misguided efforts to distinguish traditional newspapers from social media.

Rounding Up the Supreme Court Briefs in NetChoice v. Paxton, the Challenge to Texas HB20’s Social Media Censorship Law

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

“HB20 may make using dominant social media platforms so distasteful they become virtually unusable for most of the public.” The social media platforms assert “a First Amendment right to refuse service to their customers based on the viewpoints those customers profess.

UK Considers How to Tackle Trend of Social Media Influencers Promoting Counterfeit Products

JD Supra Law

Following the success of the previous blog post “A Brief Overview of the Metaverse and the Legal Challenges It Will Present,” we are introducing a new feature for the Tech & Sourcing blog: “Future Watch.”

Social Media Embeds Riskier Than Ever After Latest Ruling

IP Law 360

A Manhattan federal judge stirred up the ongoing copyright debate over "embedded" social media posts last week, rejecting one long-standing defense and creating even more legal uncertainty over the practice

Will California Clone-and-Revise Some Terrible Ideas from Florida/Texas’ Social Media Censorship Laws? (Analysis of CA AB587)

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

The bill applies to “social media platforms” that: “(A) Construct a public or semipublic profile within a bounded system created by the service. (B) ” This definition of “social media” has been around for about a decade, and it’s awful.

Social Media Influencers Could Become the Targets of Trademark Infringement Lawsuits

JD Supra Law

Petunia Products, Inc. owns the BROW BOOST ® trademark, under which it sells a “Billion Dollar Brows” eyebrow primer and conditioner.

Judge Rakoff: Embedding Social Media Content is a “Display” Under the Copyright Act

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Nicklen “urged his social media followers to consider the ‘haunting’ and ‘soul-crushing scene’ and to take steps to mitigate the harms of climate change.” Use of content posted to social media has generated many posts on this blog, starting with AFP v.

Social Media Influencers Are Influencing Counterfeit Sales

LexBlog IP

IPNews® – Social media influencers generally carve out a niche establishing thought leadership in their industries. To continue reading, click: Social Media Influencers Are Influencing Counterfeit Sales.

Trademark Issues: How is Social Media Becoming the New Target for Cybersquatting?

Kashishipr

In this blog, we will understand how social media is becoming the new territory for cybersquatting and shed light on the steps to reduce the issue on different social media platforms. How Cybersquatters Tarnish a Brand on Social Media.

“Social media and the legal community”

Likelihood of Confusion

The post “Social media and the legal community” appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Social NetworkingHere are highlights from the October 16th seminar in Hackensack, New Jersey that some of you may have missed. Participants were Frank Burgos, head honcho of MSM power North Jersey.

Rolling Paper Co.'s CEO Sanctioned For Social Media Posts

IP Law 360

An Illinois federal judge sanctioned the CEO of the company that makes Raw rolling papers on Tuesday for posting a video on social media relating to an intellectual property dispute against a rival while jurors were deliberating in the case

Two More Courts Tell Litigants That Social Media Services Aren’t State Actors

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Based on the Complaint’s allegations, it appears the named Defendants – a private social media company and its legal department – are not subject to liability under Section 1983. Anti-Zionist Loses Lawsuit Over Social Media Account Suspensions–Martillo v.

HB20: Social Media Censorship and the Supreme Court

Patently-O

Texas HB20 treats social media platforms as common carriers, especially those with very large number of users and market dominance. In prior cases, the Court has treated social media has an important avenue for speech. 1730 (2017), for instance, the court found that prohibiting prior sex offenders from all social media violated those individuals speech rights since social media is the “modern public square.” by Dennis Crouch.

#Blessed? Preliminary Injunction Related to Social Media Accounts Vacated

JD Supra Law

Addressing a dispute between a bridal designer and her former employer regarding the use of the designer’s name and control of various social media accounts, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the district court’s preliminary injunction prohibiting the designer from using her name(s) in commerce, vacated the portion of the preliminary injunction granting the employer exclusive control over the social media accounts and remanded the case for further consideration by the.

Counterfeits study raises questions over social media influencers

Managing IP

A new UKIPO study prompts counsel to ponder the power of influencers in promoting counterfeits and what should be done about it

Catching Up on NetChoice v. Paxton, the Challenge to Texas’ Social Media Censorship Law

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Paxton, the Challenge to Texas’ Social Media Censorship Law appeared first on Technology & Marketing Law Blog. Earlier this year, Texas enacted a brazenly censorial #MAGA bill, HB 20. My blog post analyzing the law.

Does the First Amendment Permit Government Actors to Manage Social Media Comments?–Tanner v. Ziegenhorn

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

The court’s ruling raises interesting, but troubling, questions about any government actor’s ability to enable reader comments on social media. This is one of the many reasons why I continue to disfavor having government actors on social media at all.

Social Media Is Often a Defamation-Free Zone…But Not Always–Steak N Shake v. White

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

I’ve blogged some recent cases showing how it’s become really, really hard to win defamation cases over social media content (e.g., The post Social Media Is Often a Defamation-Free Zone…But Not Always–Steak N Shake v.

Anti-Zionist Loses Lawsuit Over Social Media Account Suspensions–Martillo v. Facebook

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Martillo claims that six social media services suspended his accounts because he is an anti-Zionist. The court responds: “the defendants’ social media platforms are not places of ‘public accommodation.’

BGH zur Social-Media-Werbung für kostenlos zur Verfügung gestellte Produkte

JD Supra Law

Dienstleistungen erhalten und diese anschließend auf ihrem Social-Media-Kanal verlinken, beispielsweise durch das Setzen eines „Tap Tags“, haben die Beiträge grundsätzlich als Werbung zu kennzeichnen. Influencer, die von Unternehmen kostenlos Waren bzw.

How much Creative Liberty can be taken from Social Media?

Intellectual Property Brief

Social media has become a boon for artists because of the relatively easy access to references and ideas to become inspired by. However, the question remains how much creative inspiration can be taken from social media until it crosses the line into copyright infringement?

My Periscope with Adam Townsend

Likelihood of Confusion

?LIVE: Discussing social media, the suppression of dissent and legal asymmetrical warfare with lawyer @RonColeman Please join us now and please ask questions ? Social Media Periscope Twitter

Navigating Brand Protection and Trademarks for Social Media Influencers

LexBlog IP

Navigating Brand Protection and Trademarks for Social Media Influencers. Building a brand or business as an influencer on social media is not easy. Making a brand out of a social media business. Trademark protections for social media influencers.