Posts from September 2009.

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 August 2009, the Federal Communications Commission launched a sweeping inquiry into the mobile industry and its practices that could result in new regulations impacting the wireless marketplace.

140: The Twitter Conference, presented by the Parnassus Group, is currently in its second day at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently considered the case of Yahoo!'s LAUNCHcast, an Internet radio station that provides listeners with individualized webcasting, and ruled that LAUNCHcast was not an "interactive service" under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

This time it appears Jessica Seinfeld, wife of comic Jerry Seinfeld, is getting the last laugh.

A federal judge has ruled that Veoh Networks Inc., a web-video host, is entitled to safe harbor under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and is not liable for monetary or injunctive relief to members of Universal Music Group ("Universal"), which sued Veoh for copyright infringement.

Lustigman Firm is proud to be legal counsel to Michael C. Fina, the Sponsor of the Diamond Dash: Dash for a Diamond & A Cure.

Andrew Lustigman will speak at the 31 st Annual Promotion Marketing Law Conference in Chicago, IL on November 5-6, 2009.

The New York Attorney General and Dell and its subsidiary, Dell Financial Services (DFS), have reached a settlement whereby Dell agreed to by the AG's Office $4 million in restitution, penalties and costs to resolve charges of fraudulent and deceptive business practices across New York State.

In an unusual lawsuit, ValueClick, the California-based online advertising company, has agreed to pay a $10,000,000 cash settlement in a false advertising lawsuit (case no. 2:07-cv-05411-DDP-AJW, Carl Waldrep v. Valueclick, Inc.).

In a significant victory to marketers and the press, the Maine Attorney General has agreed not to enforce the state's Predatory Marketing Law when it is scheduled to take effect on September 12, 2009.


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