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December 9, 2010
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December 9, 2010
Last week, Facebook published a revised version of its "Promotions Guidelines" and Twitter updated its guidelines for use of the Twitter name, trademarks and logos.
December 8, 2010
While an innovative social media campaign can be a great boon to business, corporate America is becoming increasingly aware of the inherent dangers of social media as well. In particular, employees' statements about employers on personal Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts have the potential to cause a company a PR nightmare, or even subject a company to litigation.
December 6, 2010
In an attempt to address consumer privacy interests and to "inform policymakers, including Congress, as they develop solutions, policies, and potential laws governing privacy," the Federal Trade Commission issued a comprehensive preliminary staff report raising concerns that despite industry self-regulatory measures, many marketers either do not disclose their data practices or disclose them in unintelligible manner.
December 2, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") recently announced that EchoMetrix, Inc. settled FTC charges that it failed to adequately inform parents that it made their children’s information available to third-party marketers. EchoMetrix sold a software product that allowed parents to monitor their children’s online behavior.
December 1, 2010
The end of 2010 brings more than the usual range of estate planning opportunities.As year-end approaches, so does the expiration of the Bush era tax cuts. The lame duck Congress' willingness to enact tax legislation before 2011 looks increasingly unlikely.
December 1, 2010
In an enforcement action that highlights the recent focus by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") on environmental and energy marketing issues, the FTC announced yesterday settlements with three online retailers arising out of their allegations that their the websites violated the FTC’s Appliance Labeling Rule.
November 2, 2010
November 1, 2010
Rick Kurnit spoke on the latest developments in publicity rights at the Entertaiment Business Law Seminar held on Friday, October 22 at the New York University's Helen and Martin Kimmel Center. Corporate Counsel picked up the news.
October 26, 2010
Jeffrey A. Greenbaum spoke on the "Lawyers On The Clock: 12 Legal Issues You Need To Know" panel at the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) conference on October 26 at The TimesCenter in New York. SHOOT Magazine mentioned the news.
October 22, 2010
Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia interviewed Jeffrey A. Greenbaum on the Federal Trade Commission's recent guidelines on environmental marketing claims relating to products, services or business practices.
October 15, 2010
October 14, 2010
Cameron Myler, a Luge Olympian, was honored as one of the top female athletes at the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 31st Annual Salute to Women in Sports awards dinner.
October 13, 2010
Best Lawyers ranked Frankfurt Kurnit in its 2010 edition.
October 11, 2010
Rick Kurnit was one of the panelists at the Entertainment Business Law Seminar at CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010 in New York City.
October 9, 2010
Rick Kurnit was quoted in a Hartford Courant article on Attorney General Richard Blumenthal's argument that Craigslist should permanently shut down their adult services section.
October 8, 2010
October 7, 2010
Jeffrey A. Greenbaum was quoted in MediaPost on the new proposed guidelines issued by the FTC restricting marketers' from making broad environmental claims.
October 6, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission announced proposed revisions to their Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, or "The Green Guides." The FTC is accepting public comments on the proposed changes until December 10, 2010, after which it will decide which changes to make final.
October 6, 2010
A group of the nation’s leading marketers and advertisers announced today further details about a self regulatory program aimed at giving consumers some control over their privacy and the online advertisements they receive. Using behavioral targeting techniques, advertisers send consumers targeted ads based on Web browsing behavior.
October 4, 2010
IPFrontline.com featured Nicole Hyland's blog post on an important Australian decision on the copyrightability of newspaper headlines.
September 29, 2010
The Patent and Trademark Copyright Journal published Brian Murphy's presentation on fair use and social media issues at 20th All Ohio Annual Institute On Intellectual Property.
September 24, 2010
The Minnesota Law Review mentioned Ronald Minkoff's letter on judicial discipline to the ABA's Joint Commission on the Model Code of Judicial Conduct in footnote 134 of its 94th volume.
September 23, 2010
Jeffrey A. Greenbaum was quoted in The Kiplinger Letter on FTC' soon-to-be released updated guidelines on using environmental marketing claims on product labels.
September 21, 2010
In July, Hawaii became the first state to conform substantial aspects of its gift card law with the new federal gift card law contained in the "Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act" of 2009. Here is a summary of Hawaii's changes, and a brief look at the gift card legal landscape.
September 15, 2010
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