The Kelly / Warner Internet Law Blog: Case Studies, Laws, News & Online Business Tips

Thanks for checking out our Internet law blog. Each week, we post summary reviews of newsworthy cases, in addition to opinions and general legal advice related to Internet, unfair competition, marketing, business / startup, intellectual property, eSports, and defamation law. Do you have a topic you'd like us to cover? Send in a suggestion!

Homeopathic Marketing Guidelines: FTC Rules

The FTC issues new homeopathic marketing guidelines. This is a summary of the commission’s new policy.

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Amazon Esports Tournament Show

Amazon is embracing esports. On December 2, the online retailer, along with eSports Productions, hosted a casual gaming competition, which live-streamed on Twitch. The occasion marked Amazon’s inaugural foray as tournament host. The Champions of Fire Invitational: Amazon Esports Casual Gaming Event Sixteen game streaming celebrities gathered in Vegas for The Champions of Fire Invitational. … Continue reading Tonight: Amazon Esports Tournament Highlights Show

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eBay Defamation Case Study: Jeweler v. Buyer

Read about an ebay defamation clash between a seller and buyer.

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DMCA Safe Harbor Deadline 12/31/2016

ISPs must complete an online registration to stay current in the DMCA Safe Harbor program.

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Social Media Marketing Maven: Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen takes FTC marketing compliance seriously.

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Daniel Warner Wins Defamation Appeal

Attorney Daniel Warner won an online trade libel appeals claim in Arizona.

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Will Trump Crush The Ecommerce Market?

Will Trump’s promise to implement a 45% tariff on Chinese goods hurt ecommerce businesses?

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Ebook Business: Discount-For-Review, Pricing Wars

Amazon has a new new review policy and the pricing war between print and digital publishers continues.

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FBA Legal: Projections, Prime, & Pirates

A quick news brief for FBA sellers and marketers. Topics: Holiday shopping, China Prime, and counterfeiting.

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Harassment Leads To 30-Day Jail Sentence

A cyberbullying prank, with fatal consequences, has resulted in a 30-day jail sentence.

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Amazon Sues Over Fake Reviews

Amazon sued another group of feedback facilitators for deploying phony reviews on the site.

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Supplement Marketing: Language Compliance

A cautionary tale about using questionable claims in your marketing materials.

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