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GoldiBlox-Beastie Boys Battle: What You Should (and Shouldn't) Learn

Ads Face More of an Uphill Battle in These Fights Than Songs Alone

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Facing a legal fight with an uncertain outcome, the toy company GoldiBlox has given in to the Beastie Boys and pulled its parody of the group's song "Girls" from YouTube. But marketers and agencies can still learn from the episode. Attorney Brian Heidelberger breaks it down in his latest Mini Law Lesson.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Brian Heidelberger is partner at Winston & Strawn and chair of the advertising, marketing and privacy law practice. He tweets at @briheidelberger.

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