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Comparative Advertising under the spotlight

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Traditionally, EU laws on advertising applied to print and broadcast media, but as adverts increasingly migrate to an unregulated online world, lawmakers and consumer groups are exploring ways to ensure that digital marketing does not infringe consumer rights. 1984 : Commission adopts Misleading Advertising Directive.  1989 : Television Without Frontiers Directive introduced.  1999 : Creation of the first EU Safer Internet Programme for children and young people.  May 2003 : Commission adopts Tobacco Advertising Directive.  May 2005 : Unfair Commercial Practices Directive adopted.  March 2007 : ...
an audience (viewers, readers or listeners) to purchase or take some action upon products, ideals, or services. It includes the name of a product or service and how that product or service could benefit the consumer, to persuade a target market to purchase or to consume that particular brand . These brands are usually paid for or identified through sponsors and viewed via various media. Advertising can also serve to communicate an idea to a mass amount of people in an attempt to convince them to take a certain action, such as encouraging 'environmentally friendly' behaviors, and even unhealthy behaviors through food ...
is used as a communication tool to reach target customers in a crowded marketplace. Jack Trout published an article on positioning in 1969, and regular use of the term dates back to 1972 when Ries and Trout published a series of articles in Advertising Age called "The Positioning Era." Not long thereafter, Madison Avenue advertising executives began to develop positioning slogans for their clients and positioning became a key aspect of marketing communications. Positioning: The Battle for your Mind has become a classic in the field of marketing. The following is a summary of the key points made by Ries and Trout in ... market research, surveys and trends
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Rum manufacturer Gosling has the trademark on the term, and insists that it can only be used to describe drinks containing Gosling’s own rum. They were none too happy when a competitor, Zaya, started running ads in Imbibe magazine urging bartenders to substitute Zaya’s rum when mixing a Dark ‘n’ Stormy. Jacob’s take on this seems spot on: Gosling’s might be on solid legal ground, but as a craft bartender I’m firmly on the side of Zaya. I use Gosling’s in a Dark ‘n’ Stormy because it tastes good, but it’s hardly written in the fabric of the universe that no other rum pairs so perfectly with ginger ... market research, surveys and trends


Wendy's shareholders assail Hamburger A ad campaign | Nation's ...
ATLANTA - Wendy's new Hamburger A advertising campaign, which has met with largely favorable reviews, came under attack from rank-and-file shareholders at the company's annual meeting here. Although stockholders peppered Wendy's executives with questions on topics ranging from delinquent franchise royalties to senior management perks, the new advertising program snatched the spotlight. "I think the Hamburger A and B ads stink," said shareholder Marty Martins of Duluth, Ga., sparking a rousing rounds of applause from an audience of between 75 and 100. "Product advertising should be a serious ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Is the MLB destroying Japan's national pastime? | The Japan Times ...
Best-selling author Robert Whiting, who has penned such classics as "You Gotta Have Wa," "The Chrysanthemum and the Bat" and "The Meaning of Ichiro," has written an exclusive four-part series for The Japan Times on the effect Major League Baseball is having on the Japanese pro game, and how the poor organization of the sport here is putting the latter at a fundamental disadvantage with their North American counterparts. The following is the first installment of the series . The recent signing of Daisuke Matsukaza, on whom the Boston Red Sox spent $ 103 million has many people wondering about its ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Sep 18, 2006 ... not only comparative advertising claims among makers of dietary supplements, ... are set by the National Advertising Review Council (NARC), ... CRN's members are shining a spotlight on a problem—and to their credit, they're ... to high quality standards under good manufacturing practices. For ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Anheuser-Busch has the spotlight all to itself as the Super Bowl's exclusive beer ... Miller, on the other hand, maintains that comparative advertising has played a ..... Under state law, ruled Superior Court Judge Peter D. Lichtman, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
U-Haul v., 2003 WL 22071556 (E.D.Va. 2003)
Copyright and trademark holder brought infringement action against creator of pop-up advertising scheme, which caused ad to appear when holder's web site was accessed. On motions for summary judgment, the District Court, Lee, J., held that: (1) pop-up ad was not "use in commerce" of holder's trademarks, as required to support claims for trademark infringement, unfair competition, and trademark dilution; (2) pop-up advertising scheme did not interfere with holder's right to display its copyrighted works; and (3) scheme did not create derivative work under the Copyright Act. Motions granted in part and ...
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