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Podcast: The Briefing by the IP Law Blog - Copyright Office Goes After Registration Issued to AI-Created Graphic Novel

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The U.S. Copyright Office instituted an inquiry into a registration for a graphic novel that uses AI-generated artwork. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo talk about this case on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. ...more

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The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Copyright Office Goes After Registration Issued to AI-Created Graphic Novel

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The U.S. Copyright Office instituted an inquiry into a registration for a graphic novel that uses AI-generated artwork. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo talk about this case on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. ...more

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La Procuraduría de Colombia exhortó tomar acciones en contra de la minería ilegal

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Por medio de Circular 8 del 22 de marzo de 2023 la Procuraduría General de la Nación, realizó un análisis legal, reglamentario y jurisprudencial de la actividad desarrollada por mineros artesanales en el país y destacó que es...more

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College Esports and Title IX With Jeffrey Levine, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Sport Business and Program Lead –...

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College esports programs are growing more and more each year. In this episode of “Lawyers With Game” hosts Darius Gambino and Amy Piccola from Saul Ewing’s Video Gaming and Esports Practice talk with Professor Jeffrey Levine...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

North Carolina General Assembly Update - March 2023 #4

KTS Strategies brings years of experience providing clients in a diverse range of industries with comprehensive policy and advocacy advice before federal, state, and local agencies. In North Carolina, we advise local...more

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Sports & Entertainment Spotlight: Celebrating the Third Anniversary

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Welcome back to the Spotlight – to you and me alike. With my being AWOL for the past two weeks, I would like to say that I was doing research to perfect my brackets or chasing leprechauns. But, since I do not have a pot of...more

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

NIL Enforcement Actions are Here: How Can Institutions Prepare for Possible NIL Enforcement Actions?

When the NCAA announced its interim policy allowing college athletes to monetize their name, image, and likeness (“NIL”), few could have predicted the NIL activity frenzy that would quickly ensue. With states racing to...more

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Fate of Metro Nashville Beer Board Remains Uncertain at Tennessee General Assembly

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SB1327/HB0594 is set for hearing today in the Senate and Wednesday in the House. There have been significant changes since our last update on this proposed legislation...more

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Update on College Name, Image, and Likeness: Florida Amends NIL Law and NCAA Issues First NIL Infractions Ruling

On February 16, 2023, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 7B, which makes several amendments to Florida’s name, image, and likeness (NIL) law, adding Florida to the growing list of states loosening prior state NIL...more

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The #AD Vantage Point: Navigating the FTC Endorsement Guides, Part II

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The first article in this series explained the requirements under the FTC's current Endorsement Guides that athletes must have "clear and conspicuous" disclosures to endorse a product or promote a business.  But what...more

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The Pitch - March 2023

The Pitch newsletter is a monthly update of legal issues and news affecting or related to the music, film and television, fine arts, media, professional athletics, eSports, and gaming industries. The Pitch features a diverse...more

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Lessons in Liability: What You Need to Know About Remote Riding Lessons

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When you think of technological changes, you may not immediately think of the horse industry. Everything is more accessible now, thanks to the internet, and that includes your sport horse trainer and/or students. ...more

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Employment and Workplace Discrimination Issues In Esports With Ruth Rauls and Lisa Koblin

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In this episode of “Lawyers With Game” host Darius Gambino from Saul Ewing’s Video Gaming and Esports Practice sits down with his colleagues Ruth Rauls and Lisa Koblin from Saul Ewing’s Employment Group to talk about the...more

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Three Point Shot - March 2023

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Hockey Memorabilia Maker’s Infringement Lawsuit against Competitor Melts Away - William Grondin (“Grondin” or “Plaintiff”), a creator and seller of hockey memorabilia, recently found himself iced out of the scope of...more

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Podcast: The Briefing by the IP Law Blog - Rick Astley Sues Yung Gravy for Use of Imitation Voice in “Betty (Get Money)”

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Singer Rick Astley is suing rapper Yung Gravy for vocal imitation in his smash hit, Betty (Get Money). Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo talk about this case on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog....more

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The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Rick Astley Sues Yung Gravy for Use of Imitation Voice in “Betty (Get Money)”

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Singer Rick Astley is suing rapper Yung Gravy for vocal imitation in his smash hit, Betty (Get Money). Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo talk about this case on this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog....more

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At Stake - March 2023

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! On October 14, 2022, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a statewide disaster proclamation in response to COVID-19. In response, the Illinois Gaming Board determined it is not practical or prudent, nor is it...more

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Creating A User Friendly Blockchain with Andrew Levine, CEO, Koinos Group

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There is a lot of talk about blockchains these days, and in this episode of “Lawyers With Game” hosts Darius Gambino and Angie de Cespedes from Saul Ewing’s Video Gaming and Esports Practice talk with Andrew Levine, CEO,...more

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The Importance of Cybersecurity in the Online Sports Betting Industry

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Online sports betting has become a booming industry in recent years, with millions of people placing bets and wagers from their phones and computers. Ever since Murphy v. NCAA, the 2018 case in which the United States Supreme...more

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The United States Copyright Office Clarifies Its Position on Protecting AI-Generated Works

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The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to generate creative works raises interesting legal challenges to the protection of intellectual property. The plain language of the Copyright Act presents obstacles to artists who may...more

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Can Bars Sell Gummies and Other THC Products in Tennessee?

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We hear this question quite a bit, usually prefaced by: “I’m not really into that kind of stuff, but my customers are asking, can I sell Delta 8 and other THC gummies at my bar? How about brownies and chocolate bars?”...more

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The Scramble: 2022 E-Gaming Legal Year in Review

Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Scramble presented by Wilson Sonsini’s Electronic Gaming Group. The Scramble is an annual publication that showcases highlights from Wilson Sonsini’s work in the e-gaming industry...more

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Monetizing Sports Data and Protecting Athlete Privacy: Where is the Balance?

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The collection of personal data by organizations in the sports industry creates unique data privacy challenges. Generally, a business-to-consumer organization is focused on the personal data of its customers and separately...more

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The Esports Trade Association With Megan Van Petten, Founder, ESTA

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The Esports Trade Association is the focus of this episode of “Lawyers With Game.” Hosts Darius Gambino and Leah Leyendecker from Saul Ewing’s Video Gaming and Esports Practice sit down with Megan Van Petten, Founder of the...more

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Adidas v. Thom Browne

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The battle between Thom Browne and Adidas over a striped design dates back to 2007. For over 20 years, Thom Browne has been a force in luxury fashion, bringing a unique and distinctive design aesthetic that combines classic...more

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