Stacy Allen

Stacy Allen

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Stacy Allen Speaks: Video Game Makers Strike Out In College Athlete Cases – Coaching Tips For The Virtual World

Over the past several years, I have written about a series of decisions in suits brought by former collegiate athletes against EA Sports and the NCAA, seeking compensation for the use of their likenesses and those of...more

9/3/2014 - Athletes College Athletes Colleges NCAA Popular Students Universities Video Games

Stacy Allen Speaks: Looking Back 50 Years At 'N.Y. Times v Sullivan' and the Civil Rights Movement

I recently attended the annual ABA Forum on Communications Law, which included an informative panel discussion marking the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in N.Y. Times v Sullivan. While we are...more

3/3/2014 - Actual Malice Civil Rights Act Defamation Libel Media Public Officials Publishers Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King SCOTUS

VIA Media Postcard: 2013 Legislative Session a Success for Texas Newsrooms

The 2013 Legislative session proved to be one of the most successful ever for Texas newsrooms, with several important bills passed and signed into law by Governor Perry. These victories were the result of the combined efforts...more


Neely v. Wilson and the Third-Party Allegation Rule

For the past two decades since the Texas Supreme Court's decision in McIlvain v. Jacobs, 794 S.W.2d 14, 16 (Tex. 1990), Texas appellate courts and the Fifth Circuit have repeatedly held that journalists are insulated from...more

7/2/2013 - Allegations Defamation Journalists Media Medical Malpractice Third-Party

Third Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment In Favor of Video Game Maker In Important Right of Publicity Case

In a much-anticipated opinion, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday reversed a New Jersey lower court decision granting summary judgment in favor of video game giant Electronic Arts against putative class...more

5/23/2013 - Football Misappropriation NCAA Video Games

Jackson Walker's VIA Media Postcard - February 2013

In This Issue: - Stacy Allen Speaks: Right of Publicity: Advantage Athletes - Recent court decisions regarding unlicensed likenesses of celebrities in programs, products or video games represent a disturbing...more

2/27/2013 - Athletes Right of Publicity Video Games

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