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Hot Topics in Advertising & Marketing Law-2009
This annual program gives a timely update on recent developments in the law governing advertising and marketing. This year’s program will cover recent cases, legislative developments, and self-regulatory activity in the areas of general advertising practices, comparative advertising, green advertising, endorsements and testimonials, children’s advertising and privacy, substantiating advertising claims, network clearance, and intellectual property, as well as updates on federal, state, and local regulatory enforcement priorities.

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Privacy & Data Security Law: Cloud Computing, Security Breaches & More (3.18.11)
Privacy and data security issues have become well-recognized concerns for every industry. They are now key concerns of every client and attorneys should be familiar with the general privacy principles and laws that apply in order to properly guide clients in any industry. In addition, as the cost and complexity of managing the ever increasing volume of data increases, many companies are considering migrating their services to “the cloud.” This session will provide an overview of the hottest issues in privacy and security law, including cloud computing, security breaches, information security programs, advertising, industry-specific obligations, new and pending legislation and practical guidance to help any organization better manage its information gathering, dissemination and use practices.

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Privacy & Security Law: Advising Clients How to Collect, Use & Protect Information (4.28.10)
Every industry collects, uses and stores information from one source or another, including customers, employees and business partners. As the volume of data collected and stored by companies explodes, the number, and complexity, of laws affecting privacy and security have as well. Privacy and security of data is now a key concern of every client and attorneys should be familiar with the general privacy principles and laws that apply in order to properly guide clients in any industry. This session will provide an overview of the hottest issues in privacy and security law, including security breaches, information security programs, advertising; industry-specific obligations, new and pending legislation and practical guidance to help any organization better manage its information gathering, dissemination and use practices.

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Privacy & Security Law: Advising Clients How to Collect, Use & Protect Information
Virtually every industry relies to some degree upon the collection, use and storage of information. While business and customer data can be a valuable asset to leverage, there are legal obligations that must be observed. Privacy and security of data is now a key concern of every client and attorneys should be familiar with the general privacy principles and laws that apply in order to properly guide clients in any industry. This session will provide an overview of the hottest issues in privacy and security law, including security breaches, privacy policies, industry-specific obligations, new and pending legislation and practical guidance to help any organization better manage its information gathering, dissemination and use practices

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Understanding & Complying with Sweepstakes, Promotion & Marketing Laws (4.30.10)
More and more companies are involved in using the tools of promotion, including sweepstakes and skill contests and hybrid versions thereof. The rise of user-generated contests and mobile marketing vehicles, with their rapidly changing rules as well as the equally fast-morphing laws on children’s marketing and privacy issues raise thorny questions for the practicing bar.

In this program experts in the field will address the critical issues involved with offering games and other promotions relevant to today’s marketplace.

Topics to be discussed include the laws governing sweepstakes and skill contests, drafting official rules/disclosures, user generated content, mobile marketing, the use of intellectual property, children’s marketing and developments in litigation, legislative, and regulatory areas.

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Understanding and Complying With Sweepstakes and Promotions Law
As the number of game promotions - sweepstakes, skill contests, under the cap and in-pack games, for example - offered in the marketplace increases, the laws and regulations affecting them seem to change and evolve at an accelerating rate. At this program, leaders in the field will give a timely update on some of the critical legal issues involved with offering game promotions. Topics to be discussed include the laws of sweepstakes and other games of chance, skill contests, running a game promotion online, the concept of consideration as it relates to game promotions, regulatory issues and responding to regulatory and consumer complaints.

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