Brand Activation Legal Committee: October 20, 2022

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For October’s meeting, presenters from Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, Jordyn Milewski, Maria Nava, Kate Patton and Ariel Radow who will provide an update on FTC developments, NAD decisions, class action/competitor actions, and privacy developments.

Jordyn Milewski, Associate, in the Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Group. Jordyn focuses on a wide variety of advertising-related matters across a broad range of industries, including food and beverage, alcohol, automotive, pharmaceuticals, sports, and beauty. She has experience working on all types of transactional matters, including drafting and negotiating sponsorship agreements, media and custom content agreements, license agreements, talent and influencer agreements, and more.

Jordyn also regularly advises on advertising copy, sponsored content, sweepstakes and promotions, and intellectual property and right of publicity clearance. She has also worked with clients on resolving high profile regulatory compliance matters. In addition, Jordyn frequently represents clients before the National Advertising Division (NAD). She has assisted in the representation of challengers, advertisers, and the NAD itself, in both competitive disputes and public monitoring cases. Jordyn previously spent time with NAD reviewing claim substantiation, analyzing consumer perception evidence, and drafting opinions. Most recently, while at Frankfurt Kurnit, she helped secure a favorable decision on behalf of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies in a challenge involving competitive over-the-counter medications.

Maria Nava, Associate, in the Privacy & Data Security Group. Ms. Nava counsels clients on a wide variety of privacy and data security issues, including compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and other privacy-related rules and regulations. She also handles transactional matters -- including drafting and reviewing client policies and technology agreements -- and assists with security incident investigations.

Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Nava was a commercial litigation associate at Venable LLP, where she gained experience in substantive motion practice, discovery, legal research, and more. Among her matters, Ms. Nava assisted with a privacy litigation arising from California’s automatic license plate recognition law, and a privacy investigation relating to an online gaming forum.

Kate Patton, Associate, where she advises clients in a broad range of industries on advertising, marketing, regulatory, and intellectual property matters. Ms. Patton counsels on a wide variety of advertising law issues, including copy and content review, claims substantiation, and compliance with federal, state, and local consumer protection laws and guidelines. She represents advertisers in regulatory investigations and litigation, including before the Federal Trade Commission, and in competitive advertising disputes before the National Advertising Division.

Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Patton was an associate in the Advertising and Marketing Group at Venable LLP, where she represented companies and individuals before the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, and state attorneys general, as well as in private litigation. Her previous legal experience also includes intellectual property counseling and litigation, including before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 

As a student at Fordham University School of Law, Ms. Patton was an inaugural member of a first-of-its-kind privacy education program aimed at engaging middle school students in discussions about privacy and technology. She was also Managing Editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal

Ariel Radow, Law Clerk in the Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Group, focusing on advertising-related legal matters across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Radow interned with the National Advertising Division (NAD), where she reviewed claim substantiation and drafted opinions on challenges and comparative advertising disputes. In addition to her NAD experience, Ms. Radow has previous experience with trademark, copyright, and music industry matters.

Passionate about providing pro bono representation in the immigration space, Ms. Radow participated in the New York State Pro Bono Scholars Program, where she worked with a not-for-profit legal service provider assisting indigent clients with their immigration needs. While in law school, Ms. Radow was a Staff Editor of the New York Law School Law Review, where she researched and wrote on topics related to advertising law. She also served as a Co-Media Chair of the Media, Entertainment, and Fashion Law Association.