About Advertising Law

What is Advertising?

Advertising is highly visible on all media.  The average person can be exposed to hundreds of advertisements per day.  Companies invest millions of dollars in  major advertising campaigns.   However, as costly as advertising is to produce, it is even more costly when something goes wrong.

 

Unlike free speech, which is protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, advertising is considered “commercial speech.”  Therefore, advertising has specific guidelines and regulations that can carry steep penalties if violated.

 

This website has been designed to provide general information about advertising law.  Although, this website has resources such as an electronic primer, articles, and links to other resources, it should not be used in place of actual legal counsel.  Please read the disclaimer for terms of use.

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