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On February 12, 2019 By anbakalar February 12, 2019
Enacted in 1968, the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) has been around for more than half a century. The landmark civil rights act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin in the housing market. Furthermore, the FHA contains a broad prohibition on the publication of discriminatory housing [...]Continue Reading →
On September 29, 2017 By aeeva November 12, 2017
If a social media influencer gets paid to post an advertisement but doesn’t disclose it, is it really an advertisement?
The Federal Trade Commission would answer this question unequivocally yes.
In April of this year, the FTC sent out more than 90 letters to social media influencers in response to their Instagram posts that [...]Continue Reading →
On November 10, 2016 By kdashwood November 10, 2016
As more people turn to online and mobile sources for news and entertainment, the advertising industry has followed. Instead of focusing on traditional advertising methods, many brands now engage in “influencer” marketing campaigns. Paying celebrities to endorse your products on their social media pages is not a new practice, but now typical celebrities are not [...]Continue Reading →
On August 19th, 2015, an en banc panel on the Sixth Circuit ruled that cheerleading uniforms are eligible for copyright protection. This decision prompted the losing party, Star Athletica, to request that the panel overturn the decision, citing “immense practical implications” for the apparel industry. The split Sixth Circuit panel found that stripes, chevrons and [...]Continue Reading →
Hershey Company has settled the trademark infringement lawsuit it filed in June against TinctureBelle, LLC and TinctureBelle Marijuanka LLC, Colorado based marijuana-candy companies. Hershey claimed consumers would be confused by the similarities between marijuana-infused chocolate products and popular Hershey favorites. Other included claims were: trademark dilution, false designation of origin, unfair competition, and passing off.
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Alibaba, the Asia-based online marketplace similar to the American site Amazon.com, went public on Friday, September 19, 2014. The initial public offering raised over $21 million on the first day of sales. As of Wednesday, September 25, the offering reached over $25 million raised, making it the largest IPO of all time, beating [...]Continue Reading →
Facebook to Use Data From External Websites and Mobile Apps in Advertising, Will Not Honor “Do Not Track”
On June 18, 2014 By Chris Martucci June 18, 2014
Facebook Inc. will soon start using information gathered from third-party websites and mobile applications for more targeted advertising. In a statement released June 12, the company said that it is “making ads better” by showing its 1.28 billion monthly users “ads that are more relevant to their interests.”
“Today, we learn about your [...]Continue Reading →
#McConnelling is here to stay. Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell is cool with it. No word on how Mary Kate and Ashley feel about “Uncle Mitchy.” The meme took root when Jon Stewart called attention to a video put out by Mitch McConnell for Senate. Stewart turned McConnell’s B-roll footage to his [...]Continue Reading →
On April 1, 2014 By Andrew Solinger April 8, 2014
If you are anything like me, bargains are always a welcome sight. One of the most popular venues for bargain shoppers nationwide are the slew of outlet malls that have popped up in suburban areas and near popular vacation locales. Outlet stores advertise extensively that they offer upwards of 75 percent off [...]Continue Reading →
On February 13, 2014 By Amanda Nguyen January 14, 2015
Mike Seay is used to junk mail and received solicitations from OfficeMax for years. But the discount offering Seay received in late January stood out. It was addressed to “Mike Seay, Daughter Killed in Car Crash.” Seay’s daughter Ashley had, in fact, died in a car accident in February 2013. And OfficeMax knew.
Seay mentioned [...]Continue Reading →
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