Interactive Counsel

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Interactive Counsel

Daniel B. Jasnow

Daniel B. Jasnow
Associate
Washington, DC
202.857.8967

Dan Jasnow is an associate in the firm's Intellectual Property group. His practice is focused on assisting with the management of a large intellectual property portfolio and  helping to police trademark infringement on the Internet. He also reviews advertisements for proper disclosures and substantiation, assists with advertising compliance on social media sites, reviews promotion rules for contests and sweepstakes, and drafts and reviews terms of use and privacy policies for websites.

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Blog Posts by Daniel B. Jasnow

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FTC Swats Misleading Mosquito-Repellent Claims for Sprays and Candles

A New Jersey-based company, Aromaflage, and its owners have agreed to settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the company’s sale of sprays and candles that claim to be insect-repelling. According to the complaint, the company made false or unsubstantiated insect repellency claims, false establishment claims, and deceptive endorsement claims, and deceptively failed to disclose material connections with endorsers.

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Advertising, Social Media, User-Generated Content, Gaming & Interactive Media
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It’s Every Influencer for Themselves as FTC Settles Debut Case Against Individual Social Stars

Calling all #influencers: that promotional post may attract more attention than you bargained for with your brand if you fail to use required disclosures. With several enforcement actions against companies, assistance from Instagram’s new paid partnerships tool, and the first ever complaint directly against social media influencers, the Federal Trade Commission has made it clear that they are fed up with deceptive endorsements.

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Advertising, Social Media, User-Generated Content
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Instagram Signals to #Influencers That There’s a #NewSheriff in Town

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Instagram has a message for social media Influencers: the Wild West is coming to an end. The popular photo-sharing platform is rolling out a new tool that will make it easier to tag and track paid commercial content. The tool offers a potential replacement for the much loathed “#ad” disclosure, but it also signals a coming crackdown on Influencer posts.

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