Lawsuits

The Inside Story on J&J’s Revamped Marketing Mission Under Alison Lewis

In the brand-new and buttoned-up New Brunswick, N.J., corporate offices of Johnson & Johnson, there's a conference room whose glass doors are adorned with an aqua decal of a baby's head, plus a couch that features two decorative pillows whose pattern is a mishmash of J&J brand logos and packaging.

Competitors Are Taking Chobani to Court Over ‘Scare Tactics’ Used in Its Ads

The Greek yogurt wars just got uglier. Chobani has long based its advertising and marketing on its products' natural ingredients, but two Chobani ads claiming Dannon and Yoplait's Greek-style yogurts are laced with chlorine and pesticides, respectively, landed the Greek yogurt giant in court this month.

Fraternity Brothers Fight Over Ownership of Fast-Growing Mobile App

A story of "betrayal" and "greed"—it's a story as old as apps themselves. And now a fraternity brother is claiming he was robbed of his stake in Yik Yak, a fast-growing app where college kids post anonymously.

Converse Goes to Court to Challenge Chuck Taylor Look-Alikes

Converse has filed 22 separate lawsuits in U.S. District Court that accuse 31 companies of infringing on its classic Chuck Taylor All Star design.In addition, the brand has complained to the International Trade Commission, which has the authority to prevent counterfeit shoes from entering the country.

Lawsuit Claims Woman Was a Victim of Dexter’s Creepy Advertising

Dexter usually doesn't leave his victims alive, but this seems to be an exception.

Supreme Court Says Pom Can Sue Coca-Cola Over Juice Label

The Supreme Court has given Pom Wonderful the go-ahead to sue Coca-Cola in a case expected to have significant ramifications for the food and beverage industry, in terms of how foods are named and labeled.

Facebook Claims Baby-Faced Fraudster Used All The Click Tricks

His tabloid name is the Baby-Faced Wolf of Wall Street, and now Facebook wants to paint him as the face of ad fraud.

4 Ways to Avoid Being Sued by a Celebrity Over a Tweet

When you're the social media manager for a brand, a celebrity being photographed with your product is probably the best and worst thing that can happen to you. It's a PR dream and an intellectual-property nightmare.

Apple Accused of Price Fixing

The Justice Department is accusing Apple of leading an e-book price-fixing ring, Reuters reported, citing documents filed in federal court on Tuesday.

Viacom Asks Federal Court to Toss $1 Billion Cablevision Suit

Viacom is calling for a federal court to toss out Cablevision's $1 billion lawsuit alleging that the company's policy of bundling unpopular channels violates antitrust law, according to