Freeman Mathis & Gary
NIL, which stands for name, image, and likeness, should now be a familiar term for anyone who follows college sports.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The saga surrounding daily fantasy sports ("DFS") in New York has taken many twists and turns in the last several years.
The right of every girl to have an equal opportunity to participate in sports-one of the many guarantees of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972-remains unfulfilled even as we enter 2021.
Tina Turner signed the rights of her iconic music catalogue spanning 60 years, including her name, image and likeness to a German music company, BMG.
What will the "Endgame" be for the lawsuit between Walt Disney Company and former Marvel comic book creators? In the spring of this year, a host of famed artists and illustrators of Marvel characters...
Many believe that non-fungible tokens are poised to revolutionize the esports industry.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
On June 30, 2021, the college athletics landscape was significantly altered, as the NCAA announced an "interim policy" concerning the commercialization of college athletes' name, image and likeness ("NIL").
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC
The retransmitter of unlicensed copyrighted programming could not escape infringement liability when its charges to users exceeded its costs, despite its effort to characterize its charges as "recommended donations."
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The owner of the trademark Greek Freak™, 2021 NBA Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, received different outcomes in two seemingly similar trademark infringement actions heard by the U.S. District...
Stark & Stark
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgical Pediatrics utilized diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to characterize changes in head impact exposure across multiple football seasons.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Asserting that vaccinations are the most effective way to reduce spread of COVID-19, King County Executive Constantine and Seattle Mayor Durkan announced new requirements, ...
Apple has announced it has created a new process that can properly identify rights holders of the music used in DJ mixes and will be able to directly pay them.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in Alston v. NCAA, the National Collegiate Athletic Association ("NCAA") issued an interim policy announcing that it will no longer enforce its rules...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Cedar Fair is teaming up with Esports Development Co. to expand Cedar Point Sports Center by means of a new $28 million arena. While sports would be the focus of the project...
"Whose job is in Jeopardy?" Mike Richards may be an appropriate answer. Sony announces that he will be dropped as Executive Producer of the program on the tails of stepping down as a host.
Winston & Strawn LLP
In the first part of a three-part podcast series, Winston & Strawn Attorneys speak with Tony Justman, VP, Deputy General Counsel of Sony Interactive Entertainment about his evolving role...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
On July 1, 2021, several state laws allowing student athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness ("NIL") went into effect.
With celebrities continuing to pad their bank accounts through endorsement deals, some questions remain:
Name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are two ideas that have been the topic of much discussion this year, particularly in collegiate and professional sports.
Beyoncé's announcement of building a hemp farm (together with a honey farm) brings the perceived health benefits of CBD even further into the mainstream.