Marketing to Millennials
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Jeff Ifrah’s Internet Gaming Predictions for 2014
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
Polsinelli Podcast - What's Next in Health Reform 2014
Breaking Bad: Is Final Episode a Trade Secret?
Redskins Name Is an 'Ethnic Slur,' Says Lawyer
Fantasy Football: The Legal Reality
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
Inside NFL's Jaguars Owner's Fulham FC Purchase
What is a domain name? Is it the same as a company name?
Porn Copyright Trolls Receive Punitive Sanctions
Yankees' Lawyer on Manchester City MLS Partnership
Patent Series: Protecting inventions
Trademark Series: Use-based trademark protection
Trademark Series: Protecting your mark from becoming generic
Trademark Series: Matching your commercial strategy
Trademark Series: Building a global brand
Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
On June 22, 2015, the Southern District of Florida held that artists have no public performance rights in their pre-1972 sound recordings under Florida law, in contrast to decisions from California and New York in related...more
Through its website, the remote gambling operator gave the opportunity to participate in remote games of chance. Now that it is still not legally permitted to offer remote games of chance targeted to the Dutch market, the...more
Will Johnny Be Good, or Will Name Games Go up in Flames?
Johnny Gaudreau, left wing for the Calgary Flames, is attempting to high-stick potential interlopers by locking up rights to his now-popularized nickname – Johnny...more
In general, a right of publicity is a right to control use of your name, likeness, and other aspects of your identity. Right of publicity laws normally give an individual the exclusive right to license the use of their...more
On July 29, 2014, the NCAA and representatives of college athletes announced an agreement to settle a concussion class action lawsuit that came on the heels of a similar lawsuit against the NFL. The settlement will need to...more
In the modern age of the Internet where “news”—whether or not it’s true—spreads worldwide in an instant, high-profile corporate and individual reputations are under attack every day from business adversaries, disgruntled...more
As the O’Bannon v. NCAA trial enters its third week, commentators are already predicting the fall of the “college sports cartel.” In the case, a group of about 20 current and former college men’s basketball and football...more
Nearly five years into the lawsuit, a District Court denied defendant NCAA’s summary judgment motion, and ordered that the antitrust claims of current and former student-athletes denied compensation for the commercial use of...more
The Spanish Supreme Court has ordered French daily newspaper Le Monde to pay damages of €300,000 to Real Madrid and €15,000 to FC Barcelona for linking the Spanish football clubs to a doping plot....more
In In re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Licensing Litigation, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 160739 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 8, 2013) (Wilken, J.)., the Court certified a class of current and former student-athletes seeking injunctive...more
Picture a sexy young bride, reclining sensuously on the nuptial bed. Smiling seductively, she lifts her wedding dress — a stretch white mini — to give her new husband a glimpse of the lingerie covering her private parts....more
In This Issue:
- Selling the Shirt off Tim Tebow’s Back Requires a License...1
- I See Your True Colors Shining Through ...2
- Pretty Boy’s Right of Publicity Lawsuit Ain’t Pretty, Says World Wrestling...more
In This Issue:
- Paul Watler's Perspective
A Million to None in Texas Defamation Rulings — The same red-flag words may yield vastly different results in defamation litigation. Two recent Texas rulings serve as...more
Head injuries sustained by football players are sometimes played down as simple concussions. However, repeated concussions over time can lead to serious head injuries....more
This blogger is proud to say that I have never watched any show featuring a member of the Kardashian family (okay, okay, unless you count their step-brother Brody Jenner…you know I could never resist The Hills). I normally...more
In this issue: The Situation is Asked Not to Cover His Situation With Abercrombie Anymore; The Kardashian - Sears Marriage Causes the Girls to End Up in Court.
Excerpt from 'The Situation...':
Abercrombie & Fitch...more
Table of Contents
•Dillinger, LLC v. Electronic Arts Inc.
•Murphy v. Millennium Radio Group LLC
Dillinger, LLC v. Electronic Arts Inc., USDC Southern District of Indiana, June 15, 2011
•District Court dismissed...more
In California, dog bite attorneys often handle the worst type of injuries imaginable to children where a dog has mauled a small child. Fortunately, an owner is strictly liable when their dog bites another. But what happens...more
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