Telephone Consumer Protection Act: What Cannabis Companies Need to Know

September 29, 2020 | | Webinar

Duane Morris and Jornaya will be hosting the webinar, "Telephone Consumer Protection Act: What Cannabis Companies Need to Know," on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is presented by Duane Morris’ Cannabis and Technology, Media and Telecom Industry Groups. 

About the Program

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) presents a minefield of legal issues for cannabis companies. 2020 has witnessed a number of high profile TCPA consumer class actions in the cannabis industry. This webinar will cover the basics of the TCPA, a primer on lead generation and the telemarketing world, tips for compliance and best practices.

Featured panelists will be Duane Morris partner Michelle Hon Donovan, who has advised clients in the online lead generation and digital marketing space for over a decade, including TCPA compliance, and Ross Shanken, founder and CEO of Jornaya, the leading provider of lead acquisition intelligence and TCPA compliance solutions. The panel will be moderated by Duane Morris partner David Landau, a member of the firm’s Cannabis Industry Group who has also been involved with TCPA litigation.


Michelle Hon Donovan, Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Ross Shanken, CEO and Founder, Jornaya


David Landau, Partner, Duane Morris LLP

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About Duane Morris’ Cannabis Industry Group

Duane Morris attorneys in offices throughout the U.S. and internationally have extensive experience with the wide array of issues attendant to legal cannabis business activities, including licensing for cultivation, processing and dispensing; litigation; banking and finance; raising and deploying capital; mergers and acquisitions; protecting intellectual property; real estate development; public company representation and SEC filings; land use and zoning; healthcare and research; taxation; and cross-border transactions. In addition to advising participants in the medical and adult-use cannabis and hemp/CBD industries, as the industry has grown, Duane Morris attorneys experienced in cannabis-related issues frequently advise clients in other sectors whose businesses intersect with the expanding regulated cannabis sector.

About Duane Morris’ Technology, Media and Telecom Industry Group

With the pace of change of both technology and its marketplaces always far ahead of the legal and regulatory environment in which it operates, counsel that is both experienced and informed is vital. Duane Morris has a dedicated group of tech attorneys with vast, industry-specific experience who utilize an interdisciplinary approach to the financial, transactional, regulatory and dispute resolution issues affecting clients in the technology, media and telecom space. Fortune 50 and 500 corporations, internet content providers, e-commerce firms, hardware and device manufacturers, technology startups, enterprise software and IT customers, emerging growth companies and venture capital fund managers all regularly look to Duane Morris attorneys for our best-of-breed technical knowledge and legal judgment.

About Jornaya

Jornaya, whose TCPA Guardian solution is the industry standard for complying with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), has proprietary access to data in markets where consumers invest significant time researching, analyzing and comparing options on purchases and products. Working with a network of partners who operate more than 35,000 comparison shopping and lead generation sites, Jornaya provides companies access to early behavioral buying signals for customers and prospects to help companies retain current customers, grow relationships with existing customers, and establish new relationships. Jornaya currently partners with more than 1,000 publishers, lead sellers, lead generators and performance marketers across the country to improve the efficacy of their marketing programs and ensure compliance with current and future privacy regulations.