Posts from May 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.

In what is likely to be a sign of things to come, major online retailer has decided to terminate its relationship with any affiliate based in New York in order to avoid remitting NY states sales tax under the "Amazon" tax law slated to take effect June 1st.

found in public domain, such as court records, real estate records and telephone directories. The company also offered businesses non-public personally identifiable information from credit reporting agencies - Equifax, TransUnion and Experian - and financial institutions.

A website that offered "free trials" of its herbal products, including smoking cessation patches, has agreed to halt its allegedly deceptive practices, pending trial.

Parents who purchased Gerber "Fruit Juice Snacks" brought a class action against Gerber alleging that its Fruit Juice Snacks product contained no fruit juice from oranges, peaches, strawberries or cherries as illustrated on the packaging. Instead it contained only grape juice from concentrate.

Competitors Sanderson Farms and Perdue Farms sued Tyson for nationally advertising its chicken as "Raised Without Antibiotics" and "Raised Without Antibiotics that impact antibiotic resistance in humans." has filed a lawsuit challenging New York State's new law forcing out of state online retailers to collect sales tax on shipments to state residents.


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