Safeguard your brand in the world of social media marketing, from IP infringement risks to FTC guidelines compliance.  Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow from Weintraub Tobin continue the discussion on legal risks brands face in part 2 of our social media marketing series on “The Briefing.”Continue Reading The Briefing: Navigating the Legal Risks for Brands in Social Media Marketing – Part 2

Delve into the legal terrain of influencer marketing from IP infringement risks to FTC guidelines compliance.  Scott Hervey and Jessica Marlow from Weintraub Tobin navigate the complexities of brand deals with expert insights on safeguarding your brand partnerships on this episode of “The Briefing.”Continue Reading The Briefing: Navigating the Legal Risks for Brands in Social Media Marketing – Part 1

In the realm of copyright law, determining the scope of damages and the applicability of the statute of limitations remains a contentious issue. The Supreme Court case of Nealy v. Warner Chappell Music (argued before the Court in February of this year) promises to shed light on this matter, grappling with the question of how far back a plaintiff can seek damages in a copyright infringement case. This pivotal legal battle has significant implications for copyright holders, defendants, and the broader creative industry landscape.Continue Reading Unraveling the Statute of Limitations in Copyright Infringement Cases

OpenAI, Inc. develops artificial intelligence software involving large language models (“LLM”) known as ChatGPT.  In 2023, several authors, including the comedian Sarah Silverman, filed putative class action lawsuits alleging various copyright infringement claims. On February 12, 2024, a District Court in the Northern District of California issued its Order and ruled on the OpenAI defendants’ motions to dismiss various claims in the two pending putative class action lawsuits.Continue Reading Authors Get Mixed Results With Initial Skirmish in OpenAI Lawsuit