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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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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 ›

New EU-US Data Safe Harbor Agreement

Calmer seas are on the horizon for businesses transferring personal data from the EU to the U.S. as negotiators are reported to have agreed today to a new framework for data transfers. Read More ›

New FTC Chair Calls For Universal Do-Not-Track

By William MacDonald*

In a speech yesterday to the American Advertising Federation new Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez urged the advertising industry to give consumers "effective and meaningful privacy protection" by agreeing on a global standard that would let consumers signal with their browsers to websites, advertising networks and data brokers that they do not want their online activities monitored for marketing purposes. Read More ›