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Welcome to the online press page for the book, Contests and Sweepstakes Law: A Guide Through the Legal Jungle Practice Manual. This 498-page book is a promotions compliance resource written by attorney and author, Joy R. Butler.

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Full Title: Contests and Sweepstakes Law: A Guide Through the Legal Jungle Practice Manual
Author: Joy R. Butler
Publisher: Sashay Communications
Retail Price: $225
Category: Law/Reference
ISBN: 978-0-9672940-6-3
Format: 498 pages, 6 x 9, Hardcover
Other Details:
  • A legal synopsis for each state
  • extensive table of contents
  • full index
  • glossary
  • appendices presenting states' information in table form
Distribution to Consumers: Available at retail and online bookstores and from the publisher at www.SashayCommunications.com
Distribution to the Trade: Available through Ingram, Baker & Taylor, and other library jobbers.



Brief Description

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Contest and sweepstakes sponsors must comply with an assortment of federal and state laws. This book provides an overview of the United States federal and state laws that govern contests, sweepstakes, and other prize promotions. It also includes best practice suggestions for maximizing the operational success of promotions while minimizing the risk of legal problems.

This book consists of three parts:

Part One, Introduction, provides an overview of how this book can be of greatest use. It includes a detailed checklist that helps readers spot legal issues and then refers them to subsequent sections of this book for greater explanation.

Part Two, Overview, addresses the basic legal issues one should consider when launching a promotion in the United States and provides guidance for multiple types of promotions including skill-based contests, in-package sweepstakes, fantasy sports competitions, raffles, and cause marketing.

Part Three, Summaries of State Laws, includes a separate summary for each state and for the District of Columbia discussing the laws most relevant to contests and sweepstakes in that state.

Audience

Contests and Sweepstakes Law: A Guide Through the Legal Jungle Practice Manual is useful for

  • All companies, organizations, and persons who offer contests, sweepstakes, and other prize promotions
  • Attorneys, marketing professionals, administrators, and other professionals who support promotion sponsors

Table of Contents

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Free 40-Page Excerpt

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About the Author

The author, Joy R. Butler, is an attorney whose practice includes business, technology, entertainment & licensing law matters. As part of her transactional and advisory law firm practice, she provides counsel for a variety of contests and sweepstakes sponsors including online companies, Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams, hospitality companies, television networks, and publishing companies.


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