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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.

Showing 11 posts in Class Action.

Class Decertified in TCPA Junk Fax Case

Issue of Ascertainability Blocks Plaintiff From Proceeding On Class Basis Read More ›

Shaffer Comments on Trump's Presidential Candidacy and Trump University’s Pending Trial

A high-profile trial involving a potential Presidential nominee, especially during elections, will make it difficult to facilitate a fair trial and allow forward progress in the case. Read More ›

Lustigman and Shaffer Discuss Online Discount Pricing Facing Scrutiny

Olshan Partners Andrew Lustigman and Scott Shaffer authored an article published in the New York Law Journal’s Cybersecurity Law Report on June 3, 2016, entitled “Online Discount Pricing Policies Face Increasing Scrutiny”, illuminating the issues surrounding online pricing practices. Read More ›

Burberry, Coach Named in Latest Deceptive Pricing Class Actions

Luxury retailers Burberry and Coach were the latest retailers to be hit with class action lawsuits involving accusations of deceptive pricing and discount advertising of merchandise sold at their outlet stores.  The lawsuits are part of a growing trend focusing on allegations of deceptive outlet and discount store comparative pricing. Read More ›

Massachusetts District Court Dismisses Class Action Alleging Deceptive Pricing by Kohl’s

Retailers across the country have been facing  private class action lawsuits alleging that certain discount pricing practices constitute false advertising based on the allegation that the discount is fictitious.  Discount retailer, Kohl's, recently obtained dismissal of one such action. Read More ›

Update on ending class actions by “picking off” the lead plaintiff

Seventh Circuit reverses itself Read More ›

FCC Rulings Create Greater Legal Exposure for Marketers

CLIENT ALERT

Marketers who communicate with consumers on mobile devices and smart phones must stay current with the FCC's new rulings. 

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Extortion Lawsuit Against Yelp Dismissed By Ninth Circuit

The Ninth Circuit’s ruling allows selective posting and arranging of content but does not preclude future lawsuits. Read More ›

Important Changes To The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): What You and Your Client Need To Know

On September 17, 2013, from 12:30-1:30pm Eastern time, Olshan will present the webinar Important Changes To The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): What You and Your Client Need To Know. Read More ›

Minimizing Class Action Exposure: The Power of Mandatory Arbitration Clauses

As class actions and other forms of litigation continue to plague corporate America as a major cost of doing business, businesses should be cognizant of one potent antidote that has repeatedly received judicial approval: mandatory arbitration clauses. Read More ›