Will Athletes' Rights of Publicity Become Clearer in 2012?

more+
less-

Numerous pending lawsuits, including one brought by Manatt client Jim Brown, demonstrate that athletes' rights of publicity remains a murky area of the law. That lack of clarity is examined in an article by the Chair of Manatt's Sports Practice Group, Ron Katz, available here. (Please see article below.)

Presumably the confusion in this area of the law will lessen as decisions are rendered by the courts, some of which will likely occur in 2012. There will also be numerous conference panels on the subject; one such panel, at a PLI conference, will be chaired by Ron Katz in New York City on March 14, 2012 (see www.pli.edu, Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2012). That conference will be co-chaired by another member of Manatt's Sports Law Practice Group, Ken Kaufman.

Please see article below.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

more+
less-

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×
Loading...
×
×