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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 16 posts in Class Action Lawsuit.

Premature Class Certification Motions Used To Block Pick Off Attempts

Practice is common in Northern District of Illinois Read More ›

Second Circuit Reinstates TCPA Case

Attempts to end class action with “pick off” strategy continue to fail. 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 ›

Examine Your Terms and Conditions: New Jersey Sees A Flood of Class-Action Lawsuits

Marketers, it's important to dust off your terms and conditions.  2016 has seen a sharp spike in consumer lawsuits alleging violations of New Jersey’s awkwardly named Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act, N.J.S.A. 56:12-14, et seq. (the “TCCWNA”). Read More ›

American Media Named in Latest Class Action over Subscriber Information Sales

Magazine publishers and list managers take note.  American Media is the latest magazine publisher to be hit with a class action lawsuit accusing it of violating subscribers’ privacy rights by selling information about them without written consent.  The suit is part of a growing trend, following similar allegations in the past year against leading media companies like Conde Nast parent company Advance Magazine Publishers Inc.,  Hearst Communications Inc. and Reader’s Digest publisher Trusted Media Brands, Inc., to challenge list rental practices under a long-ignored Michigan statute enacted in the wake of the Robert Bork Supreme Court nomination proceedings. 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 ›

Retailer Agrees To Eight-Figure Settlement Over Text Messaging Campaign

Abercrombie & Fitch sent text message to cell phone’s prior owner 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 ›

Supreme Court Ends The Practice Of “Picking Off” Class-Action Plaintiffs

Justice Ginsburg suggests, but does not approve, a new strategy Read More ›

Class Action To Test Daily Fantasy Sports Business Model

Industry leaders accused of allowing “insider trading” Read More ›