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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.

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What Does the Farm Bill Mean for CBD/Hemp Products?

The recently enacted Farm Bill amends the Controlled Substances Act so that  hemp and CBD products containing trace amount of THC are not classified as Schedule 1 controlled substances.    While many are excited about this amendment, the law does not change FDA’s regulatory requirements for CBD-containing products under its regulatory jurisdiction. Read More ›

New York Law Journal Publishes Article on Deceptive Pricing and Settlements by Lustigman and Spina

The New York Law Journal (subscription required) published an article authored by Andrew Lustigman and Morgan Spina titled "Deceptive Pricing: Unlawful Trickery or Skillful Selling?" Read More ›

Six Olshan Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2019

Olshan partners Steve Wolosky, Andrew B. Lustigman, Thomas D. Kearns, Eric L. Goldberg, Stephen L. Ferszt and of counsel Samuel P. Ross have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. Read More ›

Vermont Becomes First State to Require Onerous “Double Opt-In” with Respect to Automatic Renewal Provisions

Following up on other states recently enacting additional restrictions on automatic renewal provisions, on May 28, 2018, Vermont House Bill 593, an omnibus consumer protection bill, was allowed to go into effect without the signature of Governor Phil Scott, making Vermont the first state to require a “double opt-in” with respect to automatic renewal provisions. Read More ›

Leading Internet Case Law Publishes Article by Andrew Lustigman and Morgan Spina on Copyright Infringement for Embedded Photos

Andrew Lustigman and Morgan Spina published an article in Leading Internet Case Law entitled “Court Rules Embedded Photos on Websites May Constitute Infringement.” Read More ›

Andrew Lustigman Speaking at the 4th Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

4th Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium at Syracuse University College of Law. Read More ›

Class Decertified in TCPA Junk Fax Case

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

Insightful Evening With Clark Russell Hosted at Olshan

On April 5, 2017, Olshan hosted an evening with Clark Russell, Deputy Bureau Chief, Bureau of Internet and Technology for the New York State Office of Attorney General. Read More ›

FTC Increases Scrutiny of “Made in the USA” Claims

Companies and advertisers need to ensure that any “Made in USA” claims they make are not misleading, as the FTC  has increased scrutiny of such claims. Read More ›

“Shark Tank” APP FTC Case Provides Lessons to Early Stage Tech Companies

Many early stage technology-based companies with promising ideas may compromise substantiating their product’s performance claims with the belief that there is time for compliance down the road.   The FTC’s recent case against the marketers of two app-supported smartphone accessories, advertised to accurately measure consumers’ blood alcohol content, and who received funding on Shark Tank, highlights the risk in waiting. Read More ›

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