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The "average consumer" test is analysed by the High Court
The use of the term “fibre” in broadband advertisements for part-fibre services was unlikely to mislead the average consumer.
Whytes Bikes are triumphant in a copyright infringement claim concerning their stag logo
A recent case concerning copyright infringement provides a useful reminder of how witness evidence can make or break a case.
Age appropriate design – the ICO consults on its new code aiming to protect children online
The Information Commissioner’s Office has released its new code on age-appropriate design (the “Code”) for consultation.
Beach bodies, adverts and gender stereotypes
CAP announces new rules and guidelines following review into harmful gender stereotypes in advertising.
Beanz and gone (twice)
Advertising Standards Authority throws out Heinz Beanz advert for the second time due to nutritional claims.
Oat so compliant: ASA holds administration of prize competition compliant with the CAP code
On 20 June, the ASA published its ruling on the “Show us your oats” advertising campaign run by Walkers Snacks Ltd t/a Quaker Oats.
Brands and influencers — benefits and pitfalls
How can brands best use ‘influencers’ to promote their product? Caroline Swain considers the rise influencers and related legal issues.
Schweppes’ trade mark mixer
The European Court of Justice has ruled that Schweppes cannot prevent the importation into Spain of Schweppes tonic from the UK.
CMA publishes decision in Ping online sales ban case
The CMA has published its decision in Ping online sales ban case, confirming its strict approach to restrictions on online sales.