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The Advertising Law Blog provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. This blog is sponsored by the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions group at Olshan. The practice is geared to servicing the needs of the advertising, promotional marketing, and digital industries with a commitment to providing personal, efficient and effective legal service.

FTC Revises COPPA Compliance FAQs Focusing on Apps

In response to its dispute with Amazon, the FTC has revised some of its FAQs with regard to parental consent. Read More ›

FTC Alleges Amazon Unlawfully Billed for Unauthorized In-App Charges

The FTC has filed a complaint against, Inc. alleging the company has billed parents and other account holders for millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children. Read More ›

FTC Seeks Comments on Hobby Protection Act Regulations

Comments the Hobby Protection Act are due to the FTC by September 22, 2014. Read More ›

Five Ways Lawyers Can Better Leverage Social Media

Networking. Personal involvement. Consistency. Common sense. Making it about the people. Read More ›

Interesting Twist to New Jersey’s Skill Contest Legislation

New Jersey's new legislation on residents' eligibility to participate in skill contests still leaves room for confusion. Read More ›

Skinnygirl Margaritas Avoid Class Certification

Plaintiffs Failed To Propose A Feasible Way To Identify Class Members Read More ›

Supreme Court Reinstates False Advertising Suit Against Coca-Cola

Pom Wonderful’s Lanham Act suit over pomegranate-blueberry drink to go forward. Read More ›

Court Rules Social Networking App Is An Autodialer

Illinois court sides with text recipient over Path. Read More ›

Ninth Circuit Rejects FTC Ban On Internal Consumption Commissions

The appellate court has rejected the FTC’s argument that internal sales cannot be considered sales to ultimate users for purposes of a pyramid scheme analysis. Read More ›