Morgan E. Spina

Morgan Spina helps clients build, maintain, promote, and protect their brands and assists with a variety of advertising and intellectual property matters.

As a member of Olshan’s Brand Management and Protection Group, Morgan helps guide clients on all facets of brand management, including privacy, advertising and intellectual property optimization, enforcement and defense. Efficient, pragmatic, proactive and creative, Morgan works through complex issues devising solutions to meet client needs.

Morgan’s work includes structuring sweepstakes, games of skill and promotions, and preparing applicable terms and conditions, clearance of advertising and marketing materials, privacy policies and practices, trademark and copyright prosecution, maintenance and enforcement, and all types of intellectual property and advertising agreements, including licenses. Morgan also advises on various compliance matters including automatic renewal/subscription issues and helps represent clients in federal and state government regulatory investigations and enforcement matters brought by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general. She also advises on truth-in-advertising issues and assists in representing clients in proceedings before the National Advertising Division (NDA).

Always current on the latest trends and legal developments, Morgan makes certain to keep the firm’s clients informed and has published a number of articles focused on advertising, privacy, and intellectual property law issues.

  • Represented an online travel company in a state attorney general investigation related to advertising practices.
  • Representing the subscription radio broadcaster in connection with advertising, marketing and business practices, ensuring compliance with a myriad of federal and state laws. Specifically, providing guidance with respect to telemarketing, automatic renewal, billing disclosures, and collection issues.
  • Advising a news publication on automatic renewal issues.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in a series of NAD challenges related to over-the-counter drug claims.
  • Representing a leading interactive promotion agency in structuring contests, drafting rules, and reviewing advertising and promotional materials, and providing ongoing legal support throughout the contest period and winner selection process.

News

Speaking Engagements

Publications

Honors & Recognitions

  • Recognized as a “Recommended Lawyer” in The Legal 500 U.S. in Media, technology and telecoms – Advertising and Marketing, 2023-2024

Blog Posts

Education

LL.M., Brooklyn Law School, 2016

LL.B. and B.A., University of Wollongong, 2013 (Australia)

Admissions

  • New York
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