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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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EU Calls for US to Restore Privacy Trust But Maintains Safe Harbor

On November 27th, 2013, the European Commission announced that it would not suspend the safe harbor agreement between the EU and the United States that has allowed cross-border personal data transfers between the two jurisdictions since 2000. Read More ›

Thirty Olshan Lawyers Selected by Super Lawyers®

Thirty Olshan lawyers have been named by Super Lawyers® for 2013, including first time designee Mary Grieco. Read More ›

Path Pays $800,000 to FTC for Alleged Privacy Violations

On the same day that the FTC released its new report on mobile privacy, the Commission also announced its latest online mobile privacy enforcement action, an $800,000 settlement with the operator of the Path social networking app. Read More ›

FTC Announces Significant Update of COPPA Rule

After a number of rounds of public comment and workshops, the FTC has released its revised regulations under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"). Read More ›

Hurricane Sandy and the "Force Majeure" Clauses in Contracts

The seriously impacted by Hurricane Sandy may raise the possibility of potentially breaching contracts. Read More ›

Olshan Counsel Jonathan Ezor Quoted in Augme/Velti Patent Story

Olshan counsel Jonathan I. Ezor was extensively quoted in a Mobile Marketer article by Chantal Tode about a new online advertising patent lawsuit brought by Augme against competitor Velti. Read More ›

Privacy and Data Breach: Small Business Particularly Vulnerable

Olshan counsel Jonathan I. Ezor recently published an opinion piece in Long Island Business News regarding online privacy and small business. Read More ›

FTC Releases For Comment Proposed Revised COPPA Regulations

The FTC has been seeking public comment and input for a number of years on whether its regulations under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 need to be revised or updated to address changes in technology and business. Read More ›