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Updates on advertising law and privacy law trends, issues, and developments

FTC Challenges Adobe's Subscription Practices

Adobe needs no introduction. It makes the software that enables many of our readers to view this complaint and it makes the software that enables many of our non-readers to touch up photos to make themselves appear…

NAD Reviews a Song and Dance on a Porch

Jason Momoa moved into a new neighborhood and was sad because his internet hadn’t been connected. Zach Braff and Donald Faison tried to cheer him up, as good neighbors often do, by singing him a song and dancing on his…

A Trademark Dispute Plays Out Before the NAD

Planting Hope had a registration for the RIGHTRICE trademark, but that registration was canceled in January 2024 by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (“USPTO”) in a default judgment proceeding after Planting Hope…

“Junk Fee” Legislative Roundup

For the past several years, state AGs have been “checked-in” when it comes to hidden hotel and resort fees. (Revisit our round-up of AG actions against those fees here ). To date, these enforcers have largely relied on…

Lessons on Sponsorship Agreements from an Unusual Place

Some have called Joey Chestnut an “American hero” for his historic achievements. By “some,” I mean the Major League Eating organization. And by “historic achievements,” I mean eating 76 hot dogs and buns in ten minutes…