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A Legal Guide to the Commercial Risks and Rewards of the Social Media Phenomenon |

Marketing & Communications

Reed Smith, LLP has just issued the new 3rd edition of “Network Interference: A Legal Guide to the Commercial Risks and Rewards of the Social Media Phenomenon.”

White House, DOC and FTC Commend DAA’s Self-Regulatory Program to Protect Consumer Online Privacy

Media Services

DAA’s Self-Regulatory Program, developed by the nation’s leading media, marketing, and technology companies, provides consumers with a consistent online experience with transparency and choice regarding the collection and use of web viewing data.

Production Matters | Reminder: Unauthorized Commercial Use of Olympic Designations Is Prohibited

Marketing & Communications

The unauthorized commercial use of any Olympic trademarks, logos or symbols, as well as any conduct tending to suggest any connection with the Olympics or the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), is prohibited.

Media Matters | Good vs. Evil: Taking Back Control from Counterfeiters

Media Services

With the Internet now an integral part of everyday life, recent illicit online activity has become a center of attention and concern for many. Team that with ever-evolving technologies and you have a recipe for “knock-off industry.”

Production Matters | SAG + AFTRA Signatory Obligations: Successor Liability |

Production Services

The 4A’s frequently receives inquiries from members who are signatories to the SAG and AFTRA TV and Radio Commercials Contracts regarding signatory obligations under the contracts in the event of a sale or a merger of an advertiser or agency.