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Press Coverage of Hovey Williams Attorney’s View on Prohibited Corporate Social Media Posts by Non-Sponsors

On Behalf of | Aug 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

Social media users beware! It is being widely reported that the Committee responsible for the upcoming international games in Rio is cracking down on social media posts by non-sponsors of the Committee’s names, insignia, slogans and trademarks during the games. Our own Stephen Huggins was recently interviewed by the Kansas City Business Journalabout these heavy-handed policies seeking to restrict any mention to the games from a corporate social media account.

Social media users beware! It is being widely reported that the Committee responsible for the upcoming international games in Rio is cracking down on social media posts by non-sponsors of the Committee’s names, insignia, slogans and trademarks during the games. Our own Stephen Huggins was recently interviewed by the Kansas City Business Journal about these heavy-handed policies seeking to restrict any mention to the games from a corporate social media account.

The Kansas City Business Journal article is available via the following link.

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/blog/2016/08/defending-the-gold-olympic-committee-attacks.html

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