By Scott W. Pink and Carissa L. Bouwer

DLA Piper’s International Advertising Group has published the Prize Promotions Across the World Handbook which provides an overview of prize promotion laws and regulations across 20 countries.

Prize promotions are an effective and increasingly popular marketing tool used globally for attracting customers. The internet and various social media platforms make this an attractive, cost efficient means of reaching a large, multi-jurisdictional customer base, but it is not without its legal challenges. This Handbook will help companies planning an international contest or sweepstakes to understand the challenges and restrictions the promotion will face in different jurisdictions.

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The Fashion, Retail and Design team of DLA Piper is delighted to invite you to:


Fashion bloggers, e-commerce & wearable technologies

A conference organized in cooperation with Borsa Italiana (Italian Stock Exchange).

DLA Piper professionals from Europe, the United States, and Asia will share insights on the specific legal aspects when dealing with technologies, and highlight strategies, opportunities, risks, and challenges leading to “fashion 3.0.”


The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area, Inc. (“APABA-DC”) held its 2013 Awards and Installation Dinner on September 12, 2013 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.  As “the oldest and largest association of Asian Pacific American attorneys in the Washington, D.C. area,” APABA-DC has been the forefront of the professional growth and advancement of Asian American legal community, and the cultivation of the Asian Pacific American (“APA”) community.

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By James Stewart


IMPACT and the National Bar Association has named Radiance Harris one of its “Nation’s Best Advocates – 40 Lawyers Under 40.”  Radiance is an associate in the Trademark, Copyright, and Media practice group in Washington, D.C., as well as the manager for the firm’s premier intellectual property blog, Re:Marks on Copyright and Trademark.  This honor recognizes talented individuals, ages 40 and under, within the African American legal community who have achieved prominence and distinction, both professionally and philanthropically.  Selected nominees represent a cross-section of legal professionals: solo practitioners, government lawyers, judges, academics, corporate counsel, young elected officials, and lawyers using their juris doctor in innovative ways. 

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