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Broadcast IssuesPrograms Lists Due; Online Public File Reminder; Children’s Programming; Commercial Limits; and Class A TV Eligibility
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

By April 10, 2017, all radio and television broadcast stations, both commercial and noncommercial, must prepare a list of important issues facing


Broadcast Station Reminder Quarterly Filings and Requirements: IssuesPrograms Lists; Children’s Programming; Commercial Limits; and Class A TV Eligibility
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2016

By April 10, 2016, all radio and television broadcast stations, both commercial and noncommercial, must prepare a list of important issues facing


Is it madness to say "March madness" on the air? - the trademark issue
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2011

Like "Super Bowl," "Olympics" and "NASCAR," "March Madness" is also a term that is protected by trademark law, and its unauthorized use in commercials could result in legal liability.


"Super Bowl" is a registered mark--don't use in commercials or promotions without permission
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2011

As we have advised before in both 2009 and 2010, "Super Bowl" is a registered trademark belonging to the NFL, and they will aggressively enforce their trademark rights against any station that attempts to use this term in connection with advertising or promotional matter of any kind, including ticket giveaways, if not specifically authorized by the NFL.


FCC increasing fines for violations of children's programming rules - fines as high as $70,000 per station issued
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2010

On Friday, the FCC released seven Notices of Apparent Liability for violations of children's programming rules, proposing forfeitures (i.e. fines) of $25,000 to $70,000 per station.


Broadcast television station reminder: FCC Form 398 children's programming quarterly reports due July 10
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2009

By July 10, 2009, all commercial full-power television stations and Class A LPTV stations must prepare and file an FCC Form 398 Children's Programming Report for the Second Quarter of 2009 with the FCC.