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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 49 posts from 2008.

Football Star Sues to Get Rights to Own Nickname

A District Court in Texas has been asked to decide whether an athlete has the exclusive right to his own nicknames. Read More ›

Internet Marketers of "Free" Products Ordered to Pay $9.9 Million

The FTC continues to crack down on Free Trail Offers sold on the Internet. The most recent settlement with Ultralife Fitness, Inc. is similar to the FTC's settlement with Think All Publishing and NextClick Media that we reported on back in June 2008. Read More ›

Advertising Law Blog Listed on top 100 DIY Legal Resources on the Web

We are proud to announce that our Advertising Law Blog has been included on e-Justice Law Blog's top 100 free do it yourself legal resources on the web. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman to Present at ACI's Advertising Law Conference in New York on January 27, 2009 and January 28, 2009.

Andrew Lustigman to present at ACI's Advertising Law Conference in New York on January 27, 2009 and January 28, 2009. Read More ›

Red Flag Rules Article Now Online

To deal with the growing problem of identity theft, the Federal Trade Commission last year, working with other federal agencies, jointly issued regulations called the "Red Flag Rules", which are now in effect. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman Named to 2008 New York Super Lawyers

Andrew Lustigman has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers - New York Metro 2008 in his practice area of Media and Advertising. Read More ›

FTC Delays Red Flags Enforcement until May 1, 2009

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it will suspend enforcement of the new "Red Flags Rule" until May 1, 2009, to give creditors and financial institutions additional time in which to develop and implement written identity theft prevention programs. Read More ›

Trudeau Banned From Participation in Production or Publication of Any Informercials

Court imposes three year ban on marketer for participation in production or publication of any infomercials, for products including any books or publications in which he has an interest. Read More ›

FTC v. Direct Marketing Concepts, Inc., et al.

In FTC v. Direct Marketing Concepts, Inc., et al., the FTC obtained summary judgment against the marketers and its supporting firms relating to disease treatment, and weight loss infomercials, "Coral Calcium" and "Supreme Greens." Read More ›

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