• 01.10.17

    Ad Agencies May Look to Acquire Publishers in 2017

    Advertising Age quoted Manatt’s Jesse Brody, a partner in the firm’s advertising, marketing and media practice, for an article about a possible new trend of agencies buying publishers following VaynerMedia’s acquisition of PureWow. Brody told Advertising Age that the ...

  • 11.04.16

    Common Holiday Marketing Mistakes in Retail

    Direct Marketing News interviewed Manatt’s Richard Lawson, a partner in the firm’s consumer protection practice, for an article about common pitfalls that marketers make leading up to the busy holiday sales season. When asked for his insight into enforcement priorities for ...

  • 07.13.16

    The Business Strategy of Kimoji

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt’s Hale Boggs, chair of the firm’s media, technology and advertising practice, for an article about the success of Kim Kardashian’s emoji mobile app called “Kimoji.”   The Hollywood Reporter notes that Whalerock ...

  • 06.17.16

    Payment Processors and ISOs Should Take Precautions Now

    The Electronic Retailing Association interviewed Manatt’s Richard Lawson, a partner in the firm’s consumer protection practice, for a Q&A-style article about how payment processors and independent sales organizations can help to protect them from actions brought by the FTC or ...

  • 05.11.16

    Business Card Exchange Considered Consent for Texts

    Cook County Record quoted Manatt’s Christine Reilly, co-chair of the firm’s TCPA Compliance and Class Action Defense practice, for an article about what qualifies as consent to get marketing texts. Earlier this year, a Chicago federal judge determined that a text message sent to a ...

  • 11.18.15

    AMA Calls for Ban on Prescription Drug Advertising

    Marketplace interviewed Manatt's Ian Spatz, a senior advisor in the firm's Healthcare practice, for an article on the American Medical Association's call to ban direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs and medical devices. The group says the advertisements are boosting ...

  • 10.26.15

    Third Circuit Endorces FCC's 'Autodialier' Definition

    Law360 interviewed Manatt's Christine Reilly, co-chair of the firm's TCPA Compliance and Class Action Defense practice, for an article on the Third Circuit's endorsement of the Federal Communications Commission's broad definition of "autodialer." Law360 reports ...

  • 07.29.15

    FCC Broadens Definition of Autodialer

    Direct Marketing News interviewed Manatt's Christine Reilly, co-chair of the firm's TCPA Compliance and Class Action Defense, for an article on the Federal Communications Commission's recent order interpreting the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991. Direct Marketing News ...

  • 07.16.15

    Manatt Partner Comments on Healthcare Messaging Debate

    Healthcare Dive interviewed Manatt's Christine Reilly, co-chair of the firm's TCPA Compliance and Class Action Defense practice, for an article on the FCC's recent decision to exempt healthcare messaging from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The FCC stipulates that the messages ...

  • 07.16.15

    mHealth News Quotes Manatt Partner on Exempted Healthcare Messaging

    mHealth News Christine Reilly, co-chair of the firm's TCPA Compliance and Class Action Defense practice, for an article on how healthcare providers who call patients or send automated messages may be running afoul of federal law. The Telephone Protection Act was enacted in the 1990s to ...