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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.

Trump FTC Commissioner Nominees

President Trump will nominate Washington lawyer Joseph Simon to chair the Federal Trade Commission, replacing acting chair Maureen Ohlhausen. Read More ›

Legislation Awaiting Final Signature Enhances Penalties for Marketing Fraud Directed at Senior Citizens

Legislation enhancing law enforcement efforts and increasing penalties for crimes targeted at America’s senior citizens now awaits President Trump’s signature after passing the House of Representatives earlier this month and the Senate in early August 2017. Read More ›

Racked Features Andrew Lustigman as Legal Source on Student Advertisers

Andrew Lustigman Is the featured legal source of the Racked article "Brands Want Students to Sell to Each Other" Read More ›

Consumer Class Actions Over Boring Boxing Match Dismissed

Pre-fight concealment of boxer’s injury did not give consumers a cause of action Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman to Speak at the 5th Annual Caribbean & Latin American Corporate Counsel Summit on Social Media Compliance

Andrew Lustigman will speak at the 5th annual Caribbean & Latin American Corporate Counsel Summit to be held in Miami on November 16-17. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman Speaking at the ANA/BAA 39th Marketing Law Conference

Andrew Lustigman will speak at The 2017 ANA/BAA 39th Marketing Law Conference: Breakthrough: Legal Strategies for Dynamic Businesses in Chicago on November 13-15. Read More ›

New York Law Journal Publishes Article on Fake E-Commerce Reviews by Lustigman

The New York Law Journal (subscription required) published an article authored by Andrew Lustigman titled "Everyone's a Critic: Fake E-Commerce Reviews Undercut the Marketplace" Read More ›

CARU Refers Genesis Toys, Maker of Cayla “Connected” Doll to FTC

The Children’s Advertising Review Unit (“CARU”) recently referred the maker of “My Friend Cayla Party Time” children’s doll and its related “My Friend Cayla App” owned and operated by Genesis Toys to the FTC after the company did not respond to CARU’s initial privacy inquiry. Read More ›

CFPB Issues Rule Banning Mandatory Arbitration Clauses

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced in July 2017 a new rule banning financial service companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in their agreements with consumers that include a class action waiver. Read More ›