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Opening Day Edition: Beer Advertising and Sports

USA - March 29 2018 Today (March 29) is baseball’s opening day and beer and baseball are in the news. The New York Yankees appear to be in trouble for their new…

New New York Federal Court Ruling Not in Bed with Ninth Circuit on Embedding Issue

USA - February 23 2018 Embedding or "on-line linking" has been considered an accepted method of posting others' copyrighted material. Get the content directly from the…

The 2018 Most Interesting Super Contests for the Super Bowl

USA - January 30 2018 The noted football lover, Karl Lagerfeld, once said, "Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity." (This coming from a man who has…

A Post Guaranteed to Give a Lesson on Money Back Guarantees (or Your Money Back)

USA - January 15 2018 Ever hear of the “Trial Mark”? In 1869, for his home brewed medicinal products J.R. Watkins created bottles that included an embossed “Trial Mark.” Mr…

Is a Gangsta A Gangster?: Does the Judges’ Discretion put Contestants in Jeopardy?

USA - January 5 2018 We're starting off the year packing heat. On New Year's Day, the Jeopardy judges exercised their discretion to bump off a contestant who thought he…

FTC 2017: Consumer Protection Year in Review (aka. If you do it, we’ll catch you)

USA - January 2 2018 The FTC put out its consumer protection year in review providing a comprehensive list of significant consumer protection developments in 2017. Let us…

No Room at the Inn (For Bad Reviews)

USA - December 20 2017 It's story time here at youwmightbeawinner. Young Aaron from Portland, Maine writes, "Mr. Blogger, what do you have to say about the tale of the…

Sandy Hook Five Years Later: Skill v. Chance Enacting Legislation

USA - December 15 2017 In some ways enacting laws is like a contest - a game of skill between qualified legislators - or maybe it’s really more like a game of chance -…

The Bare Minimum (Big Suggestions For Little Promotions)

USA - October 23 2017 In the sweepstakes world size doesn’t always matter. While as practical matter, a tiny sweepstakes may seem too trivial to warrant full Official…

Commercial Co-venture Registration: Things You Should Know

USA - October 11 2017 When embarking on your first foray into commercial co-venture land, you may have learned that a commercial co-venturer has to register in six states…