• Posts Tagged ‘Coca-Cola’

    11th Circuit Affirms Email Exchange as Contract

    by  • November 13, 2011 • copyright

    You may recall a dispute between an individual named Rafael Vergara Hermosilla and Coca-Cola about the ownership of Spanish lyrics Vergara wrote that Coca-Cola used in its World Cup advertising.  First, Vergara filed a motion for a preliminary injunction and Coca-Cola was ordered to provide credit to Vergara. The 11th Circuit affirmed. However, on...

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    Do-Over on the Writing Requirement

    by  • February 25, 2011 • copyright

    Such a short decision, and so many things to think about. We last visited Vergara Hermosilla v. The Coca-Cola Company after a motion for preliminary injunction had been granted in Vergara’s favor. Vergara did a Spanish translation of lyrics for a video for Coca-Cola, but there was a misunderstanding and/or screw up which meant...

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    Law and the Speed of Business

    by  • June 22, 2010 • copyright

    Vergara Hermosilla v. The Coca-Cola Company demonstrates that probably the most significant role of a contract is to make sure that everyone is on the same page.  But business happens fast, so the writings aren’t always in place as fast as they should be.  Here, Coca-Cola was whacked with a preliminary injunction all because...

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