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MLB To Allow CBD Sponsorships

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Recently, Major League Baseball (MLB) informed teams that cannabidiol (CBD) sponsorships were no longer off limits and that they were free to pursue sponsorships in the CBD category under certain conditions. CBD companies...more

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Why Ontario Employers Should Review Employment Contracts Now

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Key Highlights - - Employers likely need to update terms in employment contracts on termination provisions, restrictive covenants and arbitration clauses. - Five practical tips for Ontario employers as they review and...more

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Sport Meets Antitrust: Should monopolistic structures in European sports be questioned?

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In July, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") heard not one, but two cases at the intersection between sports and competition law. Both cases seem to have the potential to reshape the governance of professional...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

All That You Can’t Leave Behind: Creative Control From Beyond the Grave

Respected creators understand that the key to artistic integrity is maintaining creative control. We celebrate artists like Prince who were steadfast in their creative vision, and musicians are often warned about the pitfalls...more

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Suspended PGA Tour Members File Suit Against PGA Tour

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On August 3, 2022, eleven suspended PGA Tour members filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (the “Court”) against PGA Tour, Inc. (the “Tour”), alleging violation of...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Sullivan files Supreme Court Amicus Brief to Clarify Fair Use and Transformativeness in Warhol’s Use of Lynn Goldsmith’s Prince...

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Sullivan has filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in the upcoming Supreme Court case Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith. The brief was filed as counsel of record for copyright scholar...more

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Trekking Through Compliance - Episode 65 – Plato's Stepchildren

In this episode of Trekking Through Compliance, we consider the episode Plato's Stepchildren which aired on November 12, 1968 and occurred on Star Date 5784.0 This is one of the most difficult episodes of TOS to watch. It...more

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Sports & Entertainment Spotlight: The Consumer Watchdog, Truth in Advertising, Sent Warning Letters to Numerous Celebrities Who...

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Welcome back to the "Spotlight!" Two of the biggest stories in sports right now are if and/or when professional athletes will themselves be welcomed back. First, is a case (unofficially captioned “you can’t have your cake and...more

TNG Consulting

[Certification Course] Title IX Compliance and Athletics - October 20th, Lake Buena Vista, FL

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Gain essential information and skills for Athletic Directors, Compliance Officers, and Title IX Officers. This one-day course will touch on issues of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and culture in athletics, and will...more

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Pro Golfers Tee Off Antitrust Suit Against PGA Tour

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A group of 11 professional golfers launched an antitrust suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the PGA Tour, Inc. (the PGA Tour) on August 3, 2022...more

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Three Point Shot - July 2022

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Welcome to Three Point Shot, a newsletter brought to you by the Sports Law Group at Proskauer. Three Point Shot brings you the latest in sports law-related news and provides you with links to related materials. In this double...more

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Netflix Closes Deal with SAG-AFTRA

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Netflix may be on the outs with the Writers Guild, but has had better luck in its negotiations with SAG-AFTRA. The SAG-AFTRA National Board just approved resoundingly a new contract with the streamer. The contract will now go...more

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Netflix Must Pay Writers Residuals of $42 million

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The Writers Guild has scored a $42 million arbitration award against Netflix for unpaid residuals. The arbitration involved the Sandra Bullock feature Bird Box. The picture was released for a brief theatrical run before...more

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Plaintiff Claims Hearthstone Gives Her Too Many Good Cards

On May 17, 2022, Plaintiff Y.H. brought claims against Blizzard Entertainment making two sets of allegations: first, that booster packs in the game Hearthstone constitute unfair competition or unlawful gambling; and second,...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

In Watson case, NFL falls victim to its own law of the shop

The league failed to address bad precedent. On August 1, retired federal judge Sue L. Robinson, acting as arbitrator pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement between the National Football League and the National...more

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Brittany Griner Sentenced by Russian Court

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As most American sports fans have tracked over the last several months, basketball star Brittany Griner was recently arrested, charged, convicted, and sentenced in Russia for drug offenses. The seemingly disproportionate...more

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UCLA and Under Armour Settle for $67.5M

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It was announced that UCLA will receive a settlement payment in an amount of approximately $67.5 million from sports apparel manufacturer Under Armour to resolve a lawsuit stemming from the termination of a sponsorship deal....more

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Massachusetts Legislature Passes Bill to Legalize Sports Betting in the Commonwealth

After years of negotiations and pressure by stakeholders, the Massachusetts House and Senate recently passed House Bill 5164 (H.5164) which would legalize sports betting in the Commonwealth.  Instead of crossing state lines...more

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Is antitrust liability in the future for the PGA Tour, and beyond?

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​​​​​​​On August 3, 2022, 11 professional golfers, led by Phil Mickelson, filed an antitrust complaint in the Northern District of California against the PGA Tour for the actions it took against the golfers - including...more

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Sports & Entertainment Spotlight: Mixed Martial Artist Conor McGregor to Appear Alongside Star Jake Gyllenhaal in the Reboot of...

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Welcome back to the "Spotlight!" Many may recall perhaps, one of the most ‘gutsy’ performances in NBA Finals history was Michael Jordan’s 1997 ‘Flu Game’ in which he heroically willed himself through the doldrums of food...more

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No Slam Dunk for Broadcasters as Streamers Bid for Live Sports

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As the content industry moves inexorably toward a streaming model, linear broadcast and cable channels are looking increasingly to live sports to gain competitive advantage. In the past, streamers have turned away from live...more

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Massachusetts Poised to Legalize Sports Betting

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The Massachusetts legislature has approved a bill that will create a framework for legalized sports betting. Betting will be conducted through a combination of existing brick-and-mortar casinos, slots parlors, and racing...more

White and Williams LLP

After Reaching Last-Minute Deal, Massachusetts House and Senate Pass Retail and Online Sports Betting Bill

On Monday, August 1, 2022, the Massachusetts House and Senate reached a last-minute deal to legalize retail and online sports betting throughout the state. The bill, which Governor Charlie Baker is expected to sign in the...more

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Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption Marks Its 100th Anniversary with a New Challenge

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For more than a century, minor league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB) have thrived in a symbiotic relationship. Minor league teams affiliate with major league teams for financial support and access to major league...more

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Could the LIV Golfers Have Changed the World? Exploiting Leverage in Contracting.

The current debate in golf is simple when you get right down to it, is someone going or aren’t they? How much money are they taking? Will this end the PGA? Is a merger a foregone conclusion?...more

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