NCAA Law

The NCAA has been strict on its amateurism rules since its creation However, the ruling that Northwestern athletes are employees who can unionize could change that. One fallout could mean changes to the agent rulesĀ as the NCAA may no longer be able to prevent these interactions if athletes are [...]

Sports Law

Online gaming has had a rocky history in the U.S. Sites like Party Poker and Poker Stars rose in popularity as ESPN began broadcasting the World Series of Poker live on television. However, these sites were taken down by the Justice Department for breaking a variety of laws. Recently, both [...]

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Unionization Among Football Players In a major development in college athletics, the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago ruled that football players at Northwestern University are employees and legally have the right to unionize, according to CNN. This could be a big hit to the [...]

Entertainment Law

Last year, Pharrell Williams attempted to trademark his company name “I Am Other.” In response, Will.i.Am filed a trademark lawsuit, claiming it was too similar to his i.am+ product and that it could be confusing, as both artists are signed to the same record label and make similar [...]

Entertainment Law

Hollywood Contracts Whenever an actor signs on to a movie, television show, commercial or other project, both parties have to come to a contractual agreement. The following are some of the most common mistakes made when signing a contract: Not securing the opinion of an attorney Whenever an [...]

NCAA Law

Jeffrey Kessler Lawsuit The NCAA is currently basking in the glory of one of the best first weekends of the annual March Madness tournament in history – with major upsets, such as Mercer over Duke and North Dakota State over Oklahoma. However, it isn’t all good for the NCAA, as [...]