Captain Phillips' Crew Lawsuit Has No Merit
Child-Directed Sweepstakes Ran Afoul of COPPA -
A sweepstakes conducted by a magazine for tween girls raised concerns under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the Children's Advertising Review Unit...more
NEW SEC GENERAL SOLICITATION AND “BAD ACTOR” RULES RE PRIVATE STOCK SALES NOW IN EFFECT -
New Securities and Exchange Commission rules concerning private stock sales are now in effect.
Under these rules, for...more
Julia Child Foundation Whips Up Lawsuit Against Williams-Sonoma -
Williams-Sonoma illegally used the name and likeness of the late Julia Child more than 100 times in advertising, marketing, and promotional materials...more
In this presentation:
- Social Media – Everywhere
- How Does Social Media Work for You?
- When Social Media Works against You
- Laws – Evolving
- Intellectual Property:...more
FTC Updates COPPA Guidance -
As promised, the Federal Trade Commission has provided additional updates to its Frequently Asked Questions guidance regarding the new Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule which took...more
Illinois Court Rules that Contest Sponsor’s Use of Entrant’s Image is a Violation of the State’s Publicity Acts -
An Illinois court recently found that a contest sponsor’s publication of images violated the Illinois...more
Originally published in The Journal Record - March 14, 2013.
Your company just hosted a successful public event, perhaps a fundraiser for a local charity. The event is over, and all that remains is to post photos from...more
In This Issue:
POM Loses Again to the FTC – Will Other Advertisers?; Instant Instagram Controversy; LASIK Providers Need Corrective Advertising; FTC Reports on Food Industry Marketing to Kids; Google, Viacom Accused of...more