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Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
Inside NFL's Jaguars Owner's Fulham FC Purchase
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Porn Copyright Trolls Receive Punitive Sanctions
Yankees' Lawyer on Manchester City MLS Partnership
Patent Series: Protecting inventions
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Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
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Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Will Yankees Give In To Cano’s $300-Million Contract Request?
by Anthony Caruso on October 4, 2013
New York Yankee's second basemen Robinson Cano is reportedly requesting a record $300-million contract to be spread out...more
EA Sports Enters Into Settlement Agreement With College Athletes
by Anthony Caruso on October 2, 2013
Video game producer Electronic Arts Sports and Collegiate Licensing Company have agreed to pay out roughly $40...more
Madison Square Garden Lawsuit May Have Far-Reaching Implications For Sports Industry
by Anthony Caruso on September 25, 2013
Several entertainment companies have been hit with lawsuits lately from unpaid interns...more
Court Upholds Law Prohibiting Sports Betting in New Jersey
by Anthony Caruso on September 20, 2013
The legalization of sports betting in New Jersey is becoming more bleak, following a court's recent decision to uphold a...more
NCAA Concussion Lawsuit Poses More Legal Complications Than NFL Suit
by Anthony Caruso on September 9, 2013
One week after a historic $765 million settlement regarding concussion-related injuries, between the National...more
Suns Gain More Cap Relief Through Official Release of Michael Beasley
by Anthony Caruso on September 6, 2013
The Phoenix Suns will see cap relief with the official release of Michael Beasley, the 2008 No. 2 draft pick,...more
Will Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Absolve NFL of Responsibilities to Players?
by Anthony Caruso on September 4, 2013
In a surprising move, the National Football League and more than 4,500 former NFL players announced...more
Time Warner, CBS Dispute Leads to Class-Action Lawsuit
by Anthony Caruso on August 28, 2013
Time Warner customers are fed up with an ongoing dispute between the cable provider and CBS News, which recently culminated in...more
NFL Doctor’s Role in Concussion Lawsuit May Prompt More to Join Litigation
by Anthony Caruso on August 21, 2013
NFL doctor, Elliot Pellman, has served players for several years and made critical decisions about whether...more
NCAA Racks Up More Circumstantial Evidence Against Johnny Manziel
by Anthony Caruso on August 16, 2013
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel may be facing more heat from the NCAA for
potentially profiting from autograph...more
A-Rod Situation Highlights Risks of Long-Term Contracts
by Gary S. Young on August 16, 2013
The two contracts previously awarded to Alex Rodriguez are widely regarded as being the two worst contracts in the history of...more
This Alert provides a general explanation of the recent legislative enactments that impact board of education policies. ...more
Update: New Social Media Rule for New Jersey Employers Passes Assembly
by Ramon Rivera on July 3, 2012
New Jersey employers concerned about proposed new social media rules should be aware that proposed legislation has...more
In this issue: Should Filmmakers Be Content to Have Taxing Authorities Judge Their Content? Upcoming 2012 Speaking Engagements; Individual Liability for Company Taxes; Potential Unity and Business Income in California;...more
The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act goes into effect on April 9, 2011.
The WTPA amends several sections of the New York Labor Law to require employers to give increased written notice of various aspects of...more
Work for Hire Agreement, Intellectual Property Contract, Intellectual Property Agreement, Hire Agreement, Content Creation protection, Asset Protection Agreement,...more
This article summarizes the difference between "Sports Law" and "Entertainment Law," and why it matters....more