The Impact of Dobbs on Advertising: Preparing for New Risks

In the post-Dobbs world, where a woman’s ability to get an abortion is left to individual states, dissemination of information about abortion-related services has become crucial to ensuring women can access abortion care. In states where providing or receiving abortion-related services is illegal or severely restricted, however, even just sharing information about the availability of abortion-related services by out-of-state providers can be fraught with risk.

In a new webinar, Manatt examines the potential pitfalls for provider organizations and life sciences companies that market abortion-related services and medications across state lines. The program will help participants understand and navigate a new and challenging legal landscape with wide variability among states. Click here to register free and earn CLE. Topics that will be covered include:

  • A landscape assessment of the post-Dobbs world and the new risks for those providing or receiving abortion-related services
  • An overview of state restrictions on advertising abortion-related services
  • A look at how existing laws, rules and regulatory guidance on deceptive advertising practices apply (or could apply) in the post-Dobbs environment
  • A review of advertising policies of social media platforms—and how they may restrict abortion-related advertising
  • The emerging issues around unregulated health data and harvesting that data for ad targeting purposes

Even if you can’t make our live session on October 19, click here to register free now, and you’ll receive a link to view the program on demand.


Randi Seigel, Partner, Manatt Health
Po Yi, Partner, Advertising, Marketing and Media

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 19
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET


CLE is pending in NY and CA.


Click here to register free.

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This program does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. Views expressed by presenters are strictly their own and should not be construed to be the views of Manatt or attributed to Manatt.



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