Brand Activation Legal Committee: April 2018

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For April’s meeting, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale will present on recent FTC enforcement actions, NAD/CARU decisions, Attorney General enforcement actions, litigation, legislation, and the GDPR.  Mary Ann Wymore and Kirsten Ahmad will be presenting.

Mary Ann L. Wymore, Officer

Mary Ann Wymore’s knowledge of the fast-changing communications and media industries allows her to represent clients in a range of legal issues. She handles an array of general commercial litigation, representing media organizations, businesses, advertising firms and individuals in the areas of defamation and privacy, advertising, constitutional and technology law, unfair competition and intellectual property law. Her intellectual property work includes matters related to trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks and patents. She regularly litigates lawsuits arising under the Lanham Act and various state advertising and consumer protection laws in trial and appellate courts.

Kirsten Ahman, Officer

Kirsten Ahmad helps clients facing a range of litigation disputes, including in the areas of franchising, state constitutional law, advertising and promotions and general commercial litigation. In working with franchise and other business clients, she has litigated contractual disputes; business torts; copyright, trademark and trade secret issues; administrative law and products liability.

In her experience with complex litigation, Kirsten has prosecuted hundreds of intellectual property piracy actions under the Communications Act, Electronic Communications Privacy Act and Missouri common law. She has been involved with several class action cases and has handled litigation related to municipal business license and tax protest, state consumer fraud and deceptive trade practices statutes and state constitutional issues including the Missouri Hancock Amendment.