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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.

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"How's It Going for You?": NAD's Revised Rules Two Years Later

Changes to the NAD’s procedures have been generally positive and have improved the efficiency of the self-regulatory process Read More ›

NAD Recommends Modification of Exercise Equipment Claims

Nautilus advertised its Bowflex TreadClimber exerciser as promoting substantial weight loss.   NAD recommended that the broad claim of “All They Had To Do Was Walk” should be discontinued because its weight loss claims failed to sufficiently encompass the need to diet.  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 ›

NAD Action Against Fit Tea and the Kardashians Highlights Influencer Exposure

NAD has been at the forefront of scrutinizing social media content for compliance with applicable advertising standards. Its recent decisions challenging Fit Tea’s social media advertising, including bringing a proceeding against three of the Kardashians, exemplifies the reality that both brands and influencers are potential liable for improper claims. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman Participated At Annual NAD Conference

On September 26-27, 2016 the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council held their NAD Annual Conference. Read More ›

Even Creepy Rob Lowe Can't Overturn NAD Ruling

Advertisers may believe that claims contained in light-hearted or humorous advertising are immune from challenge. Read More ›

Lustigman and Smith Discuss Drawbacks of Failing to Comply with NAD Advice

Partners Andrew Lustigman and Howard Smith authored an article published by Inside Counsel entitled, "When self-regulatory remedies can be the better alternative." Read More ›

Jonathan Ezor and Andrew Lustigman To Participate At Annual NAD Conference

On September 30 - October 2, 2013 the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council will hold their NAD, CARU, and ERSP Annual Conferences. Read More ›