Mark Bartholomew is a Professor of Law at the University at Buffalo School of Law. My research focuses on intellectual property, privacy, advertising law, and law and technology. I have provided commentary on these issues in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and other news outlets.
Ethics lawyers and historians have argued that Donald Trump has blurred the line between his public office and private business interests in an unprecedented fashion. In another sense, it’s part of a much larger social trend. Commercial entreaties – whether in the form of magazine ads, radio jingles or television spots – have long been […] Read more