Perspectives on Sports
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The esports industry has been rapidly growing since its inception in the 1990’s. Viewership numbers for esports championship games exceed that of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals, the MLB World Series, and the NBA Finals.
The 2019 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 45 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 15 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that Law360 has recognized the firm's Sports industry group as “Practice Group of the Year” for its headline-grabbing work.
Arent Fox’s Sports Practice Leader Rich Brand spoke with radio network WTMJ on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 on the new naming rights for the Milwaukee Brewers’ Miller Park. The Brewers recently announced that American Family Insurance will take over the naming rights of Miller Park in 2021.
Arent Fox Sports Practice Group Leader Rich Brand, Partner Jennifer O’Sullivan, Counsel Maidie Oliveau, and Associate Justin Goldberg co-authored the article, “The Evolution of Digital Media Strategies in Major League Sports and the Legal Issues They Raise,” published by LawInSport.
Late last month, in Daniels v. Fan Duel, Inc., et ano, the Indiana Supreme Court sided with the fantasy sports industry holding that the use of the names, pictures, and statistics of athletes by online-fantasy sports operators without the athletes’ consent does not violate the right of publicity.
WASHINGTON — Twenty-four Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
Arent Fox San Francisco Managing Partner and Sports Practice Group Leader Rich Brand and Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection Senior Associate Eva Pulliam co-authored the article, “Faces in the Crowd: Legal Considerations for Use of Facial Recognition Technology at Sports Arenas."
Temitope K. Yusuf, Robert L. Capers, Glenn C. Colton, Richard L. Brand, Jennifer O’Sullivan, Maidie E. Oliveau
In today’s instant news environment, headlines are abuzz with different types of misconduct in the sports industry. These issues range from sexual misconduct allegations to player mistreatment.
Ever since the US Supreme Court issued its decision striking down the federal ban on state sponsored sports betting in the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act this spring, there has been much discussion and speculation on what the decision means for the fantasy sports industry.
Arent Fox Sports Practice Group Leader Rich Brand was quoted in the Law360 article, “Skyrocketing Team Values Attracting Sophisticated Investors,” on the increasing trend in sports team ownership by wealthy investors.
Arent Fox Sports Practice Group Leader Rich Brand was quoted in the Louisville Courier Journal on the forthcoming naming rights deal for the University of Louisville Cardinal Stadium.
Sports Partner Jennifer O'Sullivan spoke with Bloomberg Law to discuss the NCAA and its members schools’ potential desire to profit from gambling on their sporting events. The issue follows the US Supreme Court’s recent decision to strike down a federal ban on sports gambling which may subject them
The 2018 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 50 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 18 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country, including new recognition for the firm's Trademark Litigation and White Collar groups.
Anthony Lupo and Richard Brand: What Retailers Can Learn from Sports Naming Rights & Sponsorship Deals
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Anthony Lupo and Richard Brand discuss the issues and opportunities in naming rights and sponsorships.
Arent Fox LLP recently served as outside counsel to Rakuten Inc. in a multi-year partnership with the Golden State Warriors and the National Basketball Association.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that Sports group leader and Real Estate and Hospitality partner Richard L. Brand and Automotive practice leader Aaron H. Jacoby have been named among the “Top 100 Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal.
Arent Fox LLP recently served as outside counsel to Fort Worth-based Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., advising the global workwear company on a naming rights agreement with Multipurpose Arena Fort Worth and the City of Fort Worth for what will be known as Dickies Arena.