Items of Interest: German IP Law and Esports, Mark Hammill, Media Modernization

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

Let the games begin: German IP law in the world of esports

Endorsement Lands Mark Hamill in TINA’s Sarlacc Pit

Next Media Modernization Proposals – Eliminate FCC Filing Requirement for Certain Broadcast Licensee Contracts and Expunge Analog TV Rules

All the Money in the World: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams, and Wage Disparity Issues

Vegas Golden Knights Brand in Free-Fall?

“Ticket-gate”- Revisiting the Intersection of Professional Football and Class Actions

Massachusetts to Tax Fantasy Sports?

Copyright Royalty Board Decision Will Raise Royalties Paid to Songwriters and Publishers By Digital Music Services

After the Supreme Court Touchdown, Washington Redskins Are Finally Winning at the Fourth Circuit and the PTO

Winter Is Coming

It’s alive! The public domain starts breathing again

Iron Maiden gets heavy with trademark infringers

Not So Blurred Lines

Contracts in football – the unconventional, bizarre and shocking

Gambling Laws Created Daily Fantasy Sports. Now It Could Cripple Them

TTAB denies Beyoncé requests in BLUE IVY CARTER Trademark Opposition Proceedings

Appeals court vacates decisions that canceled Redskins trademark registrations

The Larry Nassar Case and What Comes Next

In Michigan State Investigation, N.C.A.A. Moves Beyond Its Comfort Zone 

NBA Pushes For Legal Sports Betting in New York, But Wants Piece of the Action

Cleveland Indians Will Remove Chief Wahoo Logo From Uniforms in 2019