Apr
23

Queen of Soul v. Internet Humorists – Satire v. Defamation In The Age Of Memes & Humor Websites

April 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

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A doozy of a celebrity defamation lawsuit is taking shape. To be clear, this libel lawsuit will not get far; it will not pass GO, nor will the plaintiff collect any money. But when the Queen of Soul – (Millennial ...
Apr
21

How To Protect Your Business Against Internet Defamation

April 21, 2014 at 6:00 am

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The Internet, as the cliché goes, is “a marketplace of ideas” — and there is no shortage of people airing their opinion about this, that or the other. Whether its politics, commerce, last night’s TV show — or even your ...
Apr
16

Big False Advertising Law News: SCOTUS Changes The Rules

April 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm

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Bluntly speaking, the U.S. Supreme Court usually picks lawsuits that dwell at the intersection of “American Morals Avenue” and “Dispassionate Law Lane,” leaving the quasi-wonkish definitional deliberations to the appellate circuit. But not this time. Lexmark v. Static Control: Why ...