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failure to show damages from literal falsity still allowed injunctive relief

Nutrition Distribution LLC v. IronMag Labs, LLC, No. CV 15-8233-R, 2018 WL 6264986 (C.D. Cal. Nov. 16, 2018( “This is a false advertising case between two competitors in the business of selling fitness supplements.” IronMag allegedly unlawfully marketed its products … Continue reading

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consumer successfully pleads falsity for “weight management” supplement

Nathan v. Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., 2019 WL 1200554, No. 17-cv-01590-BEN-KSC (S.D. Cal. Mar. 12, 2019) Vitamin Shoppe sells Garcinia Cambogia Extract with a label promising “Weight Management” and “Appetite Control.” Nathan alleged that this was false and misleading, since GCE … Continue reading

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plaintiff suing for noncomparative false advertising fails to establish irreparable harm

True Organic Products, Inc. v. California Organic Fertilizers, Inc., 2019 WL 1023888, No. 18-CV-1278 AWI EG (E.D. Cal. Mar. 4, 2019) If trademark owners have cause to bemoan eBay’s application to Lanham Act claims, false advertising plaintiffs have even more, … Continue reading

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Misleading advertising that’s already leaving the market can’t support finding irreparable harm

Danone, US, LLC v. Chobani, LLC, No. 18 Civ. 11702 (CM), 2019 WL 760040 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 23, 2019) Danone sued Chobani for advertising that Chobani’s kids’ drinkable yogurt product, Gimmies Milkshakes, contains “33% less sugar than the leading kids’ drinkable … Continue reading

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WIPIP 2019, University of Houston, Copyright panel

Abandoning Copyrights, Aaron Perzanowski & Dave Fagundes: Unilateral transfer of rights. W/personal property you think about transfer to unknown but discrete third party, but in © abandoned rights are not up for grabs by some new claimant, but rather in … Continue reading

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Wipe on, wipe off: after survey excluded, plaintiff wins jury verdict on false advertising windshield protector claim

Illinois Tool Works Inc. v. Rust-Oleum Corporation, 2018 WL 5810327, No. H-17-2084 (S.D. Tex. Jun. 21, 2018)  ITW’s Rain-X and Rust-Oleum’s RainBrella water repellant product compete in the market for use on vehicle windshields. Rust-Oleum advertised that RainBrella lasted twice … Continue reading

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Wipe on, wipe off: after survey excluded, plaintiff wins jury verdict on false advertising windshield protector claim

Illinois Tool Works Inc. v. Rust-Oleum Corporation, 2018 WL 5810327, No. H-17-2084 (S.D. Tex. Jun. 21, 2018)  ITW’s Rain-X and Rust-Oleum’s RainBrella water repellant product compete in the market for use on vehicle windshields. Rust-Oleum advertised that RainBrella lasted twice … Continue reading

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