Jonathan E. Turco

Jonathan E. Turco

Jonathan E. Turco is a partner at the law firm Klein Moynihan Turco LLP and practices in the areas of Internet marketing law, intellectual property law, Internet poker law, gambling law, sweepstakes, promotions law, entertainment law and general corporate law.

Turco has written articles for Revenue, Feedfront, Revenue Performance, Website Magazine, and other publications. He received his B.A. from New York University and his J.D. from Fordham University.

Columns by Jonathan E. Turco

Multilevel Marketing: How to Avoid Building the Pyramid

Attorneys Jonathan E. Turco and David O. Klein comment on how companies can engage in perfectly legal multilevel marketing without running the risk of engaging in an illegal pyramid scheme. Turco and Klein detail how the two differ; explain the rules of the road regarding multilevel marketing; and comment on both state and federal regulations in this area of law, including a set of FTC safeguards.

Running Sweepstakes Promotions: An Endeavor Best Not Left to Chance

Attorneys David O. Klein and Jonathan B. Turco comment on the law regarding sweepstakes, and the risks of failing to abide by that law, which could entail very significant liability. Klein and Turco note key distinctions in this area of law, such as the distinction between games of chance and games of skill, discuss how to remove the element of consideration from a game, and cover some additional sweepstakes complexities. Finally, they make clear the difference between sweepstakes and Internet sweepstakes cafes, which are simply a set of casino-style games.