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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 10 posts from September 2009.

How the FCC Inquiry Will Affect Mobile Marketing: Webinar

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. Read More ›

Culture and Authenticity: Lessons from 140: The Twitter Conference

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

Internet Radio Services Win Legal Victory Over Record Companies

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. Read More ›

Veoh Not Liable for Copyright Infringement and Protected by DMCA Safe Harbor... for a Second Time

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. Read More ›

Seinfeld Prevails in Cookbook Copyright Lawsuit

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

Lustigman Firm is Legal Counsel to Scavenger Hunt For a $20,000 Diamond Ring

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

Dell Settles with NY AG and Agrees to Pay $4 Million for Defrauding NY Consumers

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. Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman Speaking at this Year's PMA Law Conference

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

Valueclick Settles Investor Liability Over Deceptive Advertising Allegations

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.). Read More ›

Maine Agrees Not to Enforce Predatory Marketing Law

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. Read More ›

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