The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance just released recordings of the sessions from the recent 6th Annual GALA Global Advertising Law Conference held in New York City on March 13, 2024.  The videos are available for viewing on GALA’s YouTube channel.

GALA’s advertising law conference covered recent developments in advertising law around the world. The conference featured three different panels, “Hot Topics in Artificial Intelligence,” “Hot Topics in Environmental Marketing,” and a third panel, “Hot Topics in Global Advertising Law,” which addressed a variety of important developments from around the world.   

  • Hot Topics in Artificial Intelligence

o   Kelly Harris, Harris + co. (Canada)

o   Brenda Kahari, B.W. Kahari Law Offices (Zimbabwe)

o   Rolf Auf der Maur, Vischer (Switzerland)

o   Valdir Rocha, Veirano Advogados (Brazil)

o   Melissa Steinman, Venable LLP (USA)

  • Hot Topics in Environmental Marketing 

o   Brinsley Dresden, Lewis Silkin LLP (United Kingdom)

o   Jeffrey A. Greenbaum, Frankfurt Kurnit (USA)

o   Johan Løje, Løje IP (Denmark)

o   Dámaso Pardo, Bruchou & Funes de Rioja (Argentina)

o   Aakriti Vadehra, Kan and Krishme (India)

  • Hot Topics in Global Advertising Law 

o   Ambush Marketing: José Antonio Arochi, Arochi & Lindner (Mexico) 

o   Influencer Marketing: Allison Fitzpatrick, Davis+Gilbert LLP (USA)

o   Dark Patterns & Auto Renewals: Hande Hançar, Gün + Partners (Turkey) 

o   Product Placement: Virginie Liebermann, MOLITOR (Luxembourg)

o   Autorenewals and Price Advertising: Søren Pietzcker, Heuking (Germany)

o   Ad Gone Bad: Jasmina Suljović, Milanovic-Lalic & Suljović (Bosnia & Herzegovinia)

o Regulated Areas: Juan Carlos Uribe, Triana Uribe & Michelsen (Colombia)  

GALA’s annual advertising law conference was held in conjunction with its annual meeting.  At the meeting, GALA also announced the release of the third edition of Advertising Law:  A Global Legal Perspective, a guide to the laws governing advertising and marketing in more than 75 countries around the world