October 1, 2018

Advertising Law News and Analysis

1 min

USPS Proposal May Cause Direct Mail Advertisers to "Go Postal"

Last month, the USPS proposed to exclude all "merchandise" from letter and flat-shaped Marketing Mail. This represents a big change to the Postal Service's eligibility rules, and has the mail industry up in arms. Venable's David Levy, Matthew Field, Eric Berman, and Ian Volner discuss the latest USPS proposal and what it could mean for your business.

"Money, It's a Gas"—Bureau Director Smith Makes NAD Debut

Andrew Smith—the FTC's new director of the Consumer Protection Bureau—kicked off this year's National Advertising Division Annual Conference by sharing his views on the Commission's priorities with respect to remedies, privacy and data security, and national advertising cases. Click the link below to read more about consumer protection remedies that are top of mind.

It's conference season! We hope to see you at one of our many upcoming fall events; see details below.

Webinar recording now available: Consumer Surveys with Venable's Randy Shaheen.