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Advertising Law Blog

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.

Andrew Lustigman to Speak at IZEAFest 2017

Olshan Advertising Chair Andrew Lustigman will speak at the IZEAFest 2017 which is being held in Orlando, FL. Read More ›

Lustigman Quoted in NYPost and Law360 On Lawsuit Filed Against Twitter, Facebook & Google

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act immunizes websites that merely provide an outlet for another party to provide its content. Read More ›

FCC Reminder: Robotexts are Subject to TCPA

Text messages are treated like phone calls under the TCPA. Read More ›

CLIENT ALERT: Department of Labor’s Final Rule Doubling Minimum Salary for FLSA Exemption Enjoined Nationwide

The Department of Labor’s final rule that would have significantly increased the number of employees eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act was recently enjoined nationwide by the Federal District Court in the Eastern District of Texas.  Read More ›

Important TCPA Ruling Expected Soon

FCC interpretations challenged as arbitrary and capricious. Read More ›

FCC Refuses Mortgage Broker’s Request For TCPA Exemption

Mortgage-servicing calls will still require prior express consent. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman Speaking at ANA/BAA 38th Marketing Law Conference

The 2016 ANA/BAA 38th Marketing Law Conference will take place November 9-11, 2016 in Chicago and builds on the tradition as the broadest marketing and advertising law conference with deep practical legal content, fruitful networking and major CLE credits. Read More ›

U.S. Direct Mail Enforcement Takes An Unprecedented Turn

On September 22, 2016, various branches of the U.S. government announced unprecedented enforcement actions targeting sweepstakes, prize promoters, and astrology direct mailers, as well as their suppliers. The actions will likely dramatically impact direct marketers and their suppliers for the foreseeable future. Read More ›

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield – Is there a workable framework?

On July 12, 2016 the European Commission formally approved and adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. Read More ›

New York Law Journal Publishes Article on Social Media in Brand Promotion by Andrew Lustigman and Safia Anand

Olshan lawyers Andrew Lustigman and Safia Anand authored an article published in the New York Law Journal’s Fashion Law Report on September 12, 2016, entitled “Legal Pitfalls for Fashion Brands in Social Media.” Read More ›