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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.

"World’s Best Glass Cleaner” Claim Found To Be Puffery

S.C. Johnson recently brought a challenge before NAD claiming the phrase “World’s Best Glass Cleaner” claim on PLZ Aeroscience’s (“PLZ”) “Sprayway” glass cleaning product packaging was unsubstantiated. Read More ›

Five Olshan Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2018

Five Olshan Attorneys, including Andrew Lustigman, have been selected for The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Read More ›

New Director of NAD Announced: Laura Brett

Laura Brett just announced as the new Director of the National Advertising Division (NAD) Read More ›

Bloomberg BNA Quotes Andrew Lustigman on Google’s Privacy Policy

Andrew Lustigman is quoted by Bloomberg BNA on Google's privacy policy Read More ›

One Voicemail Enough To Support A Federal Lawsuit

Third Circuit reverses district court and reinstates TCPA lawsuit Read More ›

Olshan to Present Consumer Protection Update Webinar Hosted by ABA

The Consumer Protection Monthly Update, which is hosted by the American Bar Association, will be held on August 8, 2017
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FCC Proposes Stricter Anti Slamming and Cramming Rules

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking comments on proposed rules regarding carrier phone changes and charges for additional services. Read More ›

Class Decertified in TCPA Junk Fax Case

Issue of Ascertainability Blocks Plaintiff From Proceeding On Class Basis Read More ›

UPDATE: Influencers Continue to Post Sponsored Content to Social Media Without Adequately Disclosing that the Post Is a Paid Advertisement

In April, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent out 90+ letters to brands and influencers, notifying the parties of their obligations to disclose material connections in sponsored social media posts. Read More ›

Kokesh v. SEC: Potential Impact of Supreme Court Decision on FTC’s Restitution Practices

The FTC has increasingly relied on equitable monetary remedies (such as disgorgement based on gross revenues less returns) to avoid the applicability of an analogous statute of limitations defense.  The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Kokesh v. SEC  may change that practice. Read More ›