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Baker & McKenzie
What do Cardi B, Jordin Sparks and Alexa PenaVega have in common? If you guessed they each received warning letters from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") last week, you are correct.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The endorsement of a celebrity or social media "influencer" can be a valuable tool for companies seeking to instantaneously advertise to the millions of individuals who follow a popular influencer.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Despite continued scrutiny over the legal immunity online providers enjoy under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA), ...
Cobwebs Technologies
The ability to instantly establish communication links has the potential to foster criminal behavior a lot easier than it would be offline.
Womble Bond Dickinson
There's an old Yiddish saying, passed down to me from my grandparents, that is worth recalling in these uncertain...
Duane Morris LLP
Modern life of planes, trains and automobiles brings people together in close physical proximity like never before.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
"Influencers should be on notice," Federal Trade Commissioner Noah J. Phillips tweeted on March 6, 2020.
Venable LLP
Last week, the FTC entered into a settlement with Teami, LLC, a marketer of teas and tea-based skincare products that the FTC alleges promoted its products with deceptive
Proskauer Rose LLP
In continuing its push to enforce its terms and policies against developers that engage in unauthorized collection or scraping of user data, Facebook brought suit last month against mobile...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Facebook said that it will begin enforcing the ban within the next few days.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The SEC announced that it reached a settlement with actor Steven Seagal over charges that he failed to disclose payments that he received for promoting an investment in an initial coin offering conducted by Bitcoiin2Gen.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Last week, as a result of Michael Bloomberg's meme-based advertising campaign, Facebook said that it will permit politicians to run sponsored content on its platform, so long as they use Facebook's disclosure tools ...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Since trademark rights prevail nationwide under the federal Lanham Act and rights of publicity do not vest in all circumstances, influencers are well advised to file trademark applications for...
Pryor Cashman LLP
From Fortnite to TikTok.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In addition, the complaint alleges that LendEDU touted fake positive reviews on its website.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
New York courts are increasingly ordering the production of social media posts in discovery, including personal messages and pictures
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Following a 5-0 vote in favor, the FTC announced that it is seeking public comment on whether to revise its Endorsement Guides, which were first enacted in 1980 and amended in 2009.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a review of its "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC has issued a Proposed Notice requesting public comment on whether to make changes to its Endorsement Guides ("Guides") as part of the agency's periodic retrospective review.
Arnold & Porter
As reflected in recent policy developments and enforcement actions, regulatory agencies, both in the US and abroad, are attuned to companies' use of endorsers and marketing on social media platforms.
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