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Gut Check for Ad Agencies

February flew by but not before the Federal Trade Commission received its biggest settlement ever from an advertising agency for violations of the FTC Act, specifically over allegedly deceptive radio ads touting weight loss products. Two million dollars to be exact.

Marketing Architects, a Minnesota based ad agency, promoted various weight loss products for their client, […]

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Rules of the Road – Sweepstakes Part II

Everyone hates legalese. We get it.  And if you’re a sponsor running a Sweepstakes to attract consumers or visitors to your business or website, the idea of having ten pages of legal is probably downright loathsome.

However, regardless of the size of your promotion, Sweepstakes Rrules are the contract with your consumer and if the rules […]

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FTC action focuses on COPPA violations of toy maker

Internet connected toys have been a hot topic at the FTC but an action against toy company VTech Electronics Limited (“VTech”) is the first Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) enforcement action involving the technology.

COPPA is law under the umbrella of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). It imposes certain obligations on operators of websites and […]

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Enter for a chance to win… but don’t take chances on sweepstakes compliance.

You’ve all seen the standard verbiage, “Enter for a chance to win. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited”. But did you know that in order for a sweepstakes, contest or other game of chance to be legal, it has to comply with 50 separate sets of lottery and gaming laws?  Since states regulate lotteries and […]

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Schroder Davis client, Margot Shetterly, author of “Hidden Figures”, featured in the New York Times about her upcoming book and movie

A post referencing a Sunday New York Times article about Schroder Davis client, author Margot Shetterly, and her forthcoming book (and upcoming film) "Hidden Figures". "Hidden Figures" tells the true story of female African-American mathematicians who were invaluable to NASA's space program in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s. Schroder Davis had the honor of representing Margot in this matter and am proud to be associated with Margot's work.
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Kirk Schroder Reappointed to the Virginia General Assembly’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Commission

Kirk T. Schroder has been reappointed to the The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission by the Senate of Virginia.
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Schroder Davis Executive Producer Client for ‘Mercy Street’ Renewed for Season 2 by PBS

Schroder Davis Executive Producer Client for ‘Mercy Street’ Renewed for Season 2 by PBS
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Schroder Davis Presentations on Film, Fashion & Intellectual Property Legal Topics at the NOVA Film Festival on April 30, 2016

On April 30, 2016 please check out the Schroder Davis Education Series on legal issues in Film, Fashion and Intellectual Property Topics at the NOVA Film Festival.
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Schroder Davis represents the Jinnrise Comic Series In Major Co-Production deal

Schroder Davis represents the Jinnrise Comic Series In Major Co-Production deal with German Distributor m4e
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Kirk Schroder to Speak on Literary Publishing Legal Issues At Miami Symposium

Kirk Schroder speaking on literary publishing and entertainment law matters at the University of Miami Law School.
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