Posts from April 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.

The Georgia Supreme Court recently ruled that the SMS game conducted during the NBC broadcast of Deal or No Deal does not violate Georgia's gambling law.

In FTC v. Seasilver USA, Inc., et. al. (CV-S-03-0676-RLH) (D. Nevada) defendants entered into a standard settlement agreement providing for injunctive relief and a monetary judgment, representing the approximate gross sales of the product, which was one hundred twenty million dollars.

According to news reports, New York State will shortly enact a revision to its tax laws that will require online retailers such as, even if they have no offices or warehouses in NY, to begin collecting and remitting sales tax for purchases shipped into the state.

The Lustigman Firm's update on recent sweepstakes and promotion challenges is now online here.

Jonathan Ezor has published an article on encryption and ethics for attorney-client e-mail in Law Technology News.


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