Author: Fara Sunderji

Fara assists clients in the development and execution of all types of marketing promotions from sweepstakes and complex contests of skill to charitable raffles, including giveaways on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. She also counsels clients on advertising claim substantiation, endorsements and testimonials.In addition, Fara has extensive expertise in all stages of the brand management process, including trademark selection, clearance, prosecution, maintenance and enforcement and litigation. She regularly represents clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in federal court. LinkedIn

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Sued for Retweeting – Yes, That Just Happened

On Monday this week, a sports psychologist named Keith Bell sued King’s College in Pennsylvania and its football coach, Jeffery Knarr, for retweeting a photo of a page of Dr. Bell’s book “Winning Isn’t Normal.” In his complaint, Dr. Bell alleged copyright infringement, trademark infringement continue reading...

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Dear Influencers: #FullDisclosure we use Instagram too. Love, The FTC – Warning letters provide guidance to influencers, celebrities and brand owners

Instagram is now home to more than 600 million users, including many popular brands, celebrities, online influencers, famous dogs, regular people and regular dogs (full disclosure this regular dog is mine).  As its popularity has grown, especially with advertisers, regulators are taking a closer look continue reading...