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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.

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Andrew Lustigman to Speak at ACI’s 29th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation

Andrew Lustigman will speak at American Conference Institute's 29th National Conference on July 24 in Chicago Read More ›

Jelly Belly Sued for Failing to Adequately Disclose the Presence of Sugar in Its “Sports Beans”

With consumers ever more ingredient-conscious, brands must be careful of how they describe them, particularly when the product may be positioned as a “healthy” version. Read More ›

Swimsuit Company’s Instagram Promotion Goes Viral

Brands need to carefully plan all promotions and to expect the unexpected with social media. Read More ›

FTC Settlement with Trampoline Marketer Shows Risk in Using Fake Review Sites

The FTC considers review sites to be advertising and will hold marketers responsible for their content Read More ›

FTC Continues Scrutiny of Influencer Campaigns

The FTC is increasing its scrutiny of brands' use of social media influencers who fail to disclose to a material connection between the brand and the influencer. Read More ›

DMCA Service Providers December 31, 2017 Deadline to Switch to Online System

Any designation made in the paper-based registration system will expire after December 31, 2017 Read More ›

New York Post Quotes Andrew Lustigman on Restriction of Privacy for Facebook Users

Andrew Lustigman, head of Olshan’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group, was quoted in the New York Post. Read More ›

FDA Steps Up Enforcement on Unapproved Dietary Supplement Claims

FDA regulations prohibit making drug claims for dietary supplement products even if such claims are supported by scientific evidence. A recent FDA enforcement action involving dietary supplement products promoted to address high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, depression and muscle pain claims show that the agency is prepared to take significant steps where manufacturers continue to make drug claims for dietary supplement products, particularly where the facility fails to meet CGMP requirements. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman Quoted in Luxury Daily and Mobile Marketer on the Fate of Net Neutrality

Andrew Lustigman, head of Olshan’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group, was quoted in Luxury Daily and Mobile Marketer on what the future of net neutrality—which protects online data from potential discrimination by Internet Service Providers (ISP’s) or by the government—could hold for digital marketers and consumers alike, especially in light of the recent appointment of Ajit Pai, an opponent of net neutrality, as the new FCC Chairman. Read More ›

New Leadership at NAD in the Near Future

Lee Peeler, the President and CEO of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC) and Executive Vice President, National Advertising, Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) recently announced that Andrea Levine, who has headed NAD for 20 years, is set to retire. Read More ›