By Galen Criscione, Esq.|October 21st, 2013|More and more brands are finding that sweepstakes and contests are now not only an appealing way to advertise, but are a necessary way to get branding information out there.
By Galen Criscione, Esq.|August 29th, 2013|If you are an avid user of social media, or even just an American born since 1980, chances are your web footprint is everywhere. Many social media sites such as Facebook have elaborate 'privacy policies' filled with legal jargon, and make a point of informing consumers that they are committed to protecting privacy. But people should be aware that such privacy policies are not intended to help out consumers, rather they are intended solely to protect the sites themselves.
By Galen Criscione, Esq.|January 25th, 2013|The importance of a good contract cannot be overstated. As an attorney who regularly deals with good contracts, bad contracts, broken contracts and amicable contracts, I can say that it makes a huge difference for a business or an individual if and when they are faced with legal trouble. When a client comes in needing a contract drafted, the goal as a contract attorney is to look ahead to the worst-case scenario and to try to best protect the client in case of a future dispute.
By Galen Criscione, Esq.|December 22nd, 2012|The world of Facebook advertising has become a large business. Big movie studios, retail chains, restaurants – you name it – are paying large amounts of money to marketing companies to run strategic advertising campaigns. With all this comes a need to adhere to Facebook’s own ever-changing set of rules. It would be wise for businesses and organizations initiating a social media campaign to have a knowledgeable social media and technology attorney to guide them through the process.