Unfair Competition / False Advertising

Tuesday, August 12 2014
7:30 am – 9:30 am

This event was posted by Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C.

Event Inquiries

Jaclyn Braga jbraga@mbbp.com 781-622-5930

Location: Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, CityPoint, 230 Third Avenue, 4th Floor, Waltham, MA 02451

Unfair Competition / False Advertising
How the Supreme Court’s recent decisions impact
false advertising claims against competitors.

with Trademark Attorney, Sheri S. Mason

The Supreme Court recently issued two decisions, Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc. and POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., which impact rights a party may have against competitors for false advertising claims under the Lanham Act. 

In this seminar, Sheri will discuss unfair competition and false advertising under the Lanham Act, the Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc.and POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co. decisions, and how these decisions may affect your rights against third parties.

Join Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton and industry colleagues for networking over breakfast, and this informative and timely program with Sheri.  Click here to register now.

Sheri S. Mason is an Associate at Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton

Her focus is primarily on trademark law, including the selection, screening, prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement of trademarks both domestically and internationally; copyright law, including counseling, registration, and enforcement of copyrights both domestically and internationally; and advertising, sweepstakes and publicity law. Sheri works within a wide range of industries including arts and entertainment, computer hardware and software, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, telecommunications, publishing, manufacturing, apparel, and health and wellness. Prior to joining MBBP, Sheri served as the Director of Legal Services for the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, a program of the Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston. Sheri speaks and presents regularly at seminars and panels. Most recently, she presented at the New England Foundation for the Arts and to an international audience at Swissnex Boston.

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