Tag Archives: Advertising law

March 21

Using A Photograph in Advertising or On Your Label? Better Make Sure You Have Rights From the Photographer AND the People In It. Natty Light Sued In Lawsuit Over Using Photograph From Social Media Contest.

Ensure that you get the proper releases if you’re using a photograph with human subjects.  Whether on your label or in your advertising – if you’ve gathered photographs from a festival or from fans through a social media campaign you need clearance.  That means a release from the artist – he photographer – as well […]

Don’t get fined for being good – what you need to know about advertising your donations or partnerships with charities.

Before wineries, craft breweries or distillers partner with a local or national charity to do some good, make sure you check your state’s co-venturer statutes and get properly registered if you have any intention of telling people about your beneficence.  More that 40 states have commercial co-venturer statutes on the books that regulate the manner […]

What should wineries, craft brewers, and distillers know about advertising and labeling involving athletes and sports?

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FDA Issues Final Rule On Meaning and Use of “Gluten-Free” Claims – Some Fermented Beverages Will Get Clarification Later

The FDA’s recent publication of a final rule defining “gluten-free” for voluntary food labeling provides some finality to those wondering whether the 20 parts per million (ppm) level proposed for product qualification in using terms like “gluten-free” would become the mandated level – it has. In addition to limiting the unavoidable presence of gluten to […]