Monthly Archives: May 2012

Federal Court Dismisses Claims that SoBe Lifewater Beverage Labels Violated California Law & Federal Warranty Law

A federal court in Los Angeles, California dismissed claims that a subsidiary of PepsiCo. violated a variety of California laws and the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (“MMWA”) by misrepresenting its no-calorie, vitamin enhanced, flavored water drinks. Hairston v. South Beach … Continue reading

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“Soul Men” Film Materials Did not Infringe Rights Relating to “Soul Man” Song, Says Tennessee Federal Court

In a 98-page ruling, a U.S. district judge in Nashville, Tennessee dismissed an unfair competition lawsuit in which singer Sam Moore claimed that The Weinstein Co., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., and others involved in the creation of the 2008 comedy film … Continue reading

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