Perspectives on Sports
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Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) rights for college and high school athletes remains a hot topic as we enter the start of the academic year. Many sponsors and professional teams see a number of intriguing reasons to partner with student athletes. These reasons range from expanding long-standing suppor
The sharp increase in deal volume and consumer demand, coupled with an uncertain regulatory future and the lack of a developed market framework for dealmaking all combine to create a potent risk/reward cocktail for brands and sports teams looking to launch NFT programs.
Arent Fox LLP served as outside counsel to Credit Karma, a consumer technology company, in a multi-year jersey patch sponsorship with the Houston Rockets that highlights its new Credit Karma Money platform.
In a move that significantly departs from the NCAA’s strict stance against college athletes’ ability to capitalize on their name, image, and likeness (NIL), the NCAA Board of Directors approved interim policy changes on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, which suspend NCAA enforcement of NIL rule violations
The 2021 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 49 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 16 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
The Los Angeles Lakers and AEG, the owners of STAPLES Center, have signed a long-term lease extension ensuring that the defending World Champions will remain in their downtown Los Angeles home arena through the 2041 season.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 42 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
Arent Fox LLP served as outside counsel to Total Quality Logistics, the largest privately held freight brokerage firm in the nation, in a naming rights transaction for the home of Cincinnati’s MLS Team.
Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are digital assets that run on blockchain. The value of NFTs largely stems from the idea of scarcity.
A dispute over the use of the word “Inter” that has been ongoing between Major League Soccer (MLS) and Inter Milan is now the subject of settlement discussions, according to a March 2 filing MLS submitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Arent Fox LLP served as outside counsel to Q2 Holdings, the Austin-based leading provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and lending, in a naming rights transaction for the new home of Austin’s MLS Team.
Arent Fox is pleased to announce the expansion of its Sports and Corporate & Securities practices with the addition of former Major League Soccer Executive Vice President and General Counsel Bill Ordower.
Twenty-four Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
Arent Fox Trademark Partner Ricardo Fischer will host the first ONEonONE Series for the Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI).
In this episode of Pod On Point, Arent Fox Sports Group Leader Richard Brand discusses stadium naming rights with The Registry’s Vladimir Bosanac and Mike McPhie.
Arent Fox LLP served as outside counsel to Amazon in a naming rights transaction for the new home of Seattle’s NHL team and WNBA’s Seattle Storm.
The 2020 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 43 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 14 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 29 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
Richard L. Brand, Richard N. Gale, Glenn C. Colton, Pamela M. Deese, Eva J. Pulliam, Maidie E. Oliveau, Mariam Creedon, Wesley T. Gee
Arent Fox’s Sports industry group is part of the firm's COVID-19 Task Force, which is helping clients navigate new legal issues, regulatory challenges, and policy changes. Our newsletter highlights how the world of sports continues to adapt, how people in the industry are helping us stay safe, and l
Last week in Dew-Becker v. Wu, 2020 IL 124472 (April 16, 2020), the Illinois Supreme Court sided with the fantasy sports industry holding that daily fantasy sports contests are indeed contests of skill and thus not gambling under Illinois law. Unfortunately, given the lack of a cohesive and universa
IP Partner Pamela M. Deese is a featured speaker at the Brand Protection Summit, co-hosted by CounterFind and Warner Music Group on November 7th, 2019 in New York.