Melissa Landau Steinman

Melissa Landau Steinman

Venable LLP

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Advertising News & Analysis - July 2014 #2

In this issue: - Cooking up Trouble with Crowdfunding? - FTC Schools L'Oreal USA's "Youth Code" Claims - Will 2014 Retool the New Lanham Act? - Upcoming Events - Excerpt from Cooking up...more

7/21/2014 - Advertising Crowdfunding Fraud FTC Kickstarter L'Oreal Labeling Lanham Act Securities Securities Fraud

Advertising News & Analysis - July 2014

In this issue: - Bet You Didn't Hear This About Dr. Oz's Visit to Congress - Don't be Blinded by the Risks of Celebrity Ad Campaigns - It Pays to Watch Your Back End - Think Twice About Claims in...more

7/11/2014 - Advertising Celebrity Endorsements Children's Products Nutritional Supplements

Advertising News & Analysis - June 2014 #2

In this issue: - SCOTUS Greenlights Pom Wonderful v. Coca Cola Lanham Act Suit - Steinman Authors U.S. Chapter in International Advertising Law - 7.5 Million Reasons to Worry About TCPA Compliance – in...more

6/16/2014 - Advertising Chobani Inc Coca Cola False Advertising General Mills Media POM Wonderful SCOTUS TCPA

Advertising News & Analysis - May 2014

In this issue: - The Rulings the FTC Won't Forget (and Neither Should You) - $6 Million Reasons to Regret That Tweet - Hold the Phone: FCC, Courts Bring Some Clarity to TCPA - FTC, CFPB Tag Team...more

5/16/2014 - Advertising CFPB FCC FTC Lead Generators Social Media TCPA

Advertising News & Analysis - May 2014

In this issue: - Leave Your Claims at the Border - Delaware Suit Shows You Can’t Escheat the Tax Man - FDA Sets Limit on Fishy Omega-3 Nutrient Value Claims - Your Guide to Post-Grant Patent...more

5/12/2014 - Advertising False Claims Act FDA Food Labeling Patents Post-Grant Review State Taxes

Advertising News & Analysis - April 10, 2014

In this issue: - FTC Updates Energy Labeling Rule - FTC Gives Cole Haan Pinterest Promotion the Boot - Major Class Action Victory for POM Decertifies Previous Class - Upcoming Events -...more

4/11/2014 - Advertising Class Action Class Certification Energy FTC Labeling Pinterest POM Wonderful

Advertising News & Analysis - March 2014

In this issue: - Tax Plans' New Math Is Bad News for Marketers - Novel Payment and Discount Products Harbor Hidden Risks - Siri Tells Plaintiffs What to Do with Product Demo Claims - With NAD, "I...more

3/10/2014 - Advertising Apple NAD

Advertising News & Analysis - February 6, 2014

In this issue: - Announcement - Avoid Brand Fumbles When Marketing During Championships - It Always Pays to Disclose Connections - Caution is the Name of the Game When a Claim is a Brand...more

2/10/2014 - Advertising Brand Disclosure Marketing Online Reviews

Advertising News & Analysis - December 6, 2013

In this issue: - A Little Free Advice on Quality "Sale" Disclaimers - What are the Odds? CARU Takes Aim at Boy Scout Sweeps - What Happens When Marketers Ignore NAD? - Upcoming Events -...more

12/10/2013 - Advertising Boy Scouts CARU Marketing NAD

Business News Digest – November 2013

In this issue: - Banking Committee Focuses on Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities Market - SEC Requests Public Comment on OFR Study of Risks in the Asset Management Industry - Broken Windows and...more

11/6/2013 - Advertising Asset Management Compliance Crowdfunding Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Enforcement Internet JOBS Act Mary Jo White Mortgage-Backed Securities Mortgages Native Advertising NIST SEC

Removing Requirements for Commercial Co-Ventures: Maine Repeals Registration Requirements for Promotions with Charitable Appeal

Starting this week, commercial co-ventures will have one less state to worry about when it comes to regulatory requirements for conducting promotions with charities. Earlier this summer, the Maine legislature passed the Act...more

10/10/2013 - Charitable Donations Charitable Organizations Charitable Sales Promotion Co-Ventures Registration

IP Buzz - August 2013

In this issue: - Trademark Litigators Should Take Care in Alleging “Use of Mark in Commerce" – The Split Between the Second and Sixth Circuits - Patent Troll Did Not Activate Its Gift Card - Patent Term...more

9/4/2013 - Patent Term Adjustment Patent Trolls Trademark Litigation Trademarks

Advertising News & Analysis - August 29, 2013

In this issue: - Register Now and Join Us at ERA D2C - What You Think You Know Can Hurt You - FDA Serves Seconds on Medical Food Guidance - Facebook Promotions? You Don't Need an App for That -...more

9/2/2013 - Advertising FDA FTC Medical Foods NAD Social Media

Advertising News & Analysis - August 22, 2013

In this issue: - Register Now and Join Us at ERA D2C Convention - Patent Troll’s Gift Card Suits Come Up Short - Cooperation Drives Positive Developments in Bilateral Brand Protection - FTC Sees...more

8/26/2013 - Brand Enforcement ERA FTC Marketing Patent Trolls

Advertising News & Analysis - May 2013

In this issue: - FTC Proposes Changes to TSR That Put Certain Payments in the Crosshairs - Vermont Antes Up, Okays Consideration in Skill Contests - NAD Not Shaving "Up To" Claims - Upcoming Events -...more

5/27/2013 - Advertising Contests & Promotions FTC NAD Telemarketing Telemarketing Sales Rule

Advertising News & Analysis - April 25, 2013

In this issue: - Venable Welcomes Randy Miller - FTC Survey Estimates Fraud Affected 25.6 Million Americans in 2011 - New Florida Law May Axe Charitable Promos, Cause Marketing Campaigns - What to...more

4/29/2013 - Advertising CFPB Compliance Fraud FTC Gambling Marketing

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