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March 15, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Nestle Waters North America, 900 Long Ridge Rd., Stamford, CT

(just Off Exit 34 of the Merritt Parkway)

Overview (Program Summary)

Advertising Claim Substantiation Topics

Superiority vs. parity comparisons

· #1 sales/leading product ;

· establishment ("tests prove")

· "up to" claims

· general comparative advertising do's and don'ts

· use of disclaimers/asterisked qualifying language

· visual product demonstrations

· puffery

· humor and disparagement

· numerical/statistical claims

· "line" claims (ad claims applying to a whole product line, not just one model)

· use of competitor trademarks/logos in advertising

· absolute language – 100%, prevents, completely, zero, "______free"

Social Media Topics

· Disclosures of material connections

o Influencer disclosures

o Employee/Ad Agency disclosures

o Where and how to disclose on different platforms

· Reposting third-party content

· Hashtags

· Memes

· Interacting with celebrities on social media


Sweepstakes v. Contests v. Illegal Lotteries

· Consideration

· Alternative Means of Entry

· Official Rules & Winner's Release

· Registration and Bonding

· Promotional Hashtags

· 1099s

· Advertising Promotions




More Details to come

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