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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.

Showing 30 posts from 2007.

Google/DoubleClick Deal Reprecussions

The FTC's decision not to challenge Google's planned acquistion of DoubleClick on antitrust grounds opens the door for a potential merger that would combine the industry leaders in targeted portal and third-party advertising. Read More ›

FTC and Seven States Sue Payment Processor

The FTC announced on December 11, 2007, that it along with seven state attorneys general filed suit in federal court against Your Money Access, LLC, a payment processor and its principals with violating federal and state laws by debiting, or attempting to debit from consumers' bank accounts on behalf of alleged fraudulent telemarketers and Internet-based merchants. Read More ›

Substantial Discount on 11/27 E-mail Conference For Non-Lawyers

As of yesterday, there are now a limited number of spaces at a substantial discount at the 11/27/07 e-mail law and self-regulation half-day conference in lower Manhattan that I'm chairing and that The Lustigman Firm is sponsoring. Read More ›

Response Magazine Dietary Supplement cGMPs Article Now Online

The Response Magazine article "New FDA Dietary Supplement Rule Presents Challenges" is now available here. Read More ›

FTC Pledges Not to Drop Numbers From Do Not Call Registry, Pending Final Congressional or Agency Action

On October 23, in testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Lydia Parnes stated that, even though the initial entries by consumers in the Do Not Call registry would soon hit their 5-year expiration date, it would not purge any numbers until final Congressional or agency action to determine whether that 5-year period should be extended. Read More ›

New York Fur Labeling Law To Take Effect

On August 15, 2007, New York Governor Elliot Spitzer signed into law an amendment to the New York General Business Law in relation to selling and manufacturing of fur-bearing articles of clothing. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman to Present on Clinical Substantation Evidence

On October 17, 2007, Andrew Lustigman will be co-presenting a workshop entitled "Workding With Experts To Prove Clinical Studies Claims." Read More ›

Lustigman to Present On List Manager/Supplier Liability at Avrick/DMA Chicago

Sheldon Lustigman will present a legal forum at the Avrick Direct DMA breakfast on October 15, 2007 at 8 am in Chicago The presentation will focus on the legal responsibilities of list owners, list managers and list brokers and new developments in direct marketing law. Contact Avrick Direct for more information. Read More ›

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