Posts from January 2008.

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.

If you have a Web site where users may post their own thoughts, comments or files, you face the very real possibility that the materials your users post may violate someone else’s copyright.

As we previously reported, contests incorporated into popular shows such as American Idol, Deal or No Deal, 1 vs. 100, and The Apprentice have generated lawsuits by people claiming the contests are illegal lotteries.

The Food and Drug Law Journal Article, "Regulation of Dietary Supplement Advertising: Current Claims of Interest to the Federal Trade Commission, Food and Drug Administration and National Advertising Division", co-authored by Andrew Lustigman and John Villafranco, 62 Food and Drug Law Journal 709-726 (2007) is available here with permission from FDLI.


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