Ad Law News and Views-August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015
In this issue
Recent News | Honors and Awards Upcoming Events and Speeches 
The Team | Recent Awards | Follow the Practice
Recent News

DirecTV’s Rob Lowe Ads Found to be Misleading

FDA Recalls Kim Kardashian’s Post

Scandal Serves as a Reminder of the Importance of Morals Clauses

FTC Resolves Case Against “Melanoma Detective” App Marketer

Contributory False Advertising Liability Is Officially a Thing in the Eleventh Circuit

FTC Urges FDA to Reconsider Homeopathic Regulatory Framework

FTC Closing Letter Provides Good Data Security Reminder

Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves Test Program: Electronic Filing of Certificates of Compliance

Honors and Awards

Partner Christie Grymes Thompson Named “Advertising Lawyer of the Year”

Christie Grymes Thompson, chair of the Advertising and Marketing practice group, has been named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Advertising Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Washington, D.C. The firm has held the distinction five times previously. Firm managing partner Lewis Rose was the recipient of the 2014 honor, which was previously held by partners William C. MacLeod (2013), Gonzalo E. Mon (2012) and John E. Villafranco (2011). To read more, click here

The Best Lawyers in America© Names 37 Kelley Drye Lawyers to 2016 Edition

Thirty-seven Kelley Drye attorneys, in 25 practice areas, have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. Included in this honor are six attorneys from our Advertising and Marketing Law team. To read more, click here

Upcoming Events and Speeches
Workshop on Food Literacy: How Do Communications and Marketing Impact Consumer Knowledge and Behavior?
September 3, 2015 through September 4, 2015  |  Washington, D.C.    
The Institute of Medicine
Demystifying the FTC’s .com Disclosures and Endorsement Guidelines in a Hashtag, on the Small Screen, or in 140 Characters or Less
October 20, 2015 | NEW YORK, N.Y.
American Conference Institute’s 4th Annual Summit on Digital Advertising Compliance: Social Media, Sweepstakes
Gonzalo E. Mon
Basics of Advertising Law in the Land of Links, Buttons & Clicks 
November 9, 2015 | CHICAGO, I.L.
BAA's 37th Marketing Law Conference-Walking the Line: Between Innovation and Regulation 
Gonzalo E. Mon