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Follow Up on Effective Dates of New Rules on E-Cig Advertising
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

In recent days, there have been a number of broadcast trade press articles about new regulations that have gone into effect for e-cig advertising. We

To print or not to print? A new answer!
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • October 6 2011

Though forced to do so by a ruling from the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has finally put another toe into the 21st century.

BALCA issues decision allowing electronic versions of professional journals in the PERM optional special recruitment procedures for university teachers
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 8 2011

The DOL’s Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeal (BALCA) recently issued a decision expanding the advertising sources for Universities filing PERM applications for their college and university teachers through the optional special recruitment procedure.

Not so fast to online professional journal ads for PERM
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

Everyone who wallows in the world of PERM is abuzz about a recent BALCA case that overruled DOL’s rejection of an employer’s use of an online “national journal” advertisement. (Matter of University of Texas at Brownsville, 2010-PER-0087 (BALCA, July 20, 2011))

Hot dog fracas continues, court refuses to grant TRO motion
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

A federal court in Illinois has refused to temporarily stop Red Hot Chicago from allegedly marketing its hot dogs by referring to Ladany family recipes, claiming its recipes date back to 1893 or indirectly implying an affiliation with Vienna Beef.

Kingspan v Rockwool: comparative advertising in the spotlight
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2011

In the wake of L'Oreal v Bellure, the subject of comparative advertising is again in the spotlight.

Facebook launches location-based “Facebook places” functionality
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA, Global
  • September 30 2010

On August 18, 2010, Facebook rolled out Facebook Places, a new location-based feature that allows Facebook users to "check in" at their current physical location and "tag" friends who are there with them.

HSE carries out spot checks to ensure that loads are being transported securely
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2010

The HSE is launching a new campaign to reduce the number of injuries and deaths caused by workplace transport, after finding that one in five workplace accidents are caused by loading and unloading incidents where loads were not properly restrained.

Tim Tebow's Super Bowl ad - any real FCC legal controversy here?
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2010

Reading the trade press and the blogs, one would think that the Tim Tebow ad that will reportedly air during the Super Bowl presented novel, controversial legal issues.

What is the impact on broadcasters of Supreme Court decision that corporations can buy political ads? More money, more ad challenges and the return of the Zapple doctrine
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2010

The Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, freeing corporations to use their corporate funds to take explicit positions on political campaigns, has been mostly analyzed by broadcast trade publications as a good thing - creating one more class of potential buyers for broadcaster's advertising time during the political season - which seems to almost be nonstop in these days of intense partisan battles in Washington and in the statehouses throughout the country.