Entries by SportsandEntertainment

Members of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section found the following recent third party articles to be of potential interest to the Section:

Will Student-Athletes on F-1 Visas be Affected by the Fair Pay to Play Act ? Unearthing the Pitch-side Mole: How to Protect Confidential Information in Sport Hogan Lovells Reps Prokhorov in Sale of Brooklyn Nets Stake Led Zeppelin Backed by U.S. Government Brief in ‘Stairway’ Case NCAA Adds, Then Modifies, Certification Requirements for Agents Title […]

Items of Interest: Interstate wagering, Nike and the Klaw, Sports Betting

Members of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section found the following recent third party articles to be of potential interest to the Section: Judge: Law applies to sports betting, not lotteries Nike may not have a lot to gain taking on Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard over ‘Klaw’ logo Antitrust Tripwires: Legal Expert Explains Sports Betting […]

Articles of Interest: Cyberattack Suit, Horse Race Announcer’s Claim, Sponsorship Of Women’s Sports

Members of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section found the following recent third party articles to be of potential interest to the Section: March Madness! Court Dismisses Lawsuit Over Massive Cyberattack After Basketball Game Loss – Higgins v. Kentucky Sports Radio Horse Race Announcer Sues Over Bill Murray Film That Included His Trademarked Tagline Sponsorship […]

Review of the Joint Annual Meeting for the IP and SEL Sections

By Angelica N. McDonald On Friday, April 5, 2019, the Intellectual Property Law and the Sports & Entertainment Law sections of the NCBA combined forces for a special joint Annual Meeting. With parallel and overlapping tracks of law, the meeting covered the latest developments in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and sports and entertainment law.  […]

Items of Interest: Gigi Hadid Suit, Fiji Water Girl, ESports Issues

Members of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section found the following recent third-party articles to be of potential interest to the Section: Gigi Hadid Photo Provokes Copyright Lawsuit Fiji Water Girl and Fiji Water Company Cross Streams The ESports Industry-The Top Ten Labor and Employment Law Issues State, feds seize $100,000 in fake jerseys and […]

Items of Interest: Tattoo Ownership, CA Sports Betting, Trademark Protection For ‘Scandalous Brands,’ Etc.

Members of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section found the following recent third party articles to be of potential interest to the Section Athletes Don’t Own Their Tattoos. That’s a Problem for Video Game Developers. California Sports Betting Faces Tough But Not Impossible Road Counterpoint: Maybe Athletes Should Rush To The Trademark Office … If […]