Earlier this year the Seventh Circuit stated that “there is no judicial consensus on how to resolve conflicts between intellectual-property rights and free-speech rights.”
The Symposium on Integrity in Sport put on by the Manatt-sponsored Institute of Sports Law and Ethics at Santa Clara University occurred on September 11, 2014.
The O’Bannon case and the new NCAA rules for the largest college athletic conferences will be discussed at the Fifth Annual Sports Law and Ethics Symposium at Santa Clara University on September 11, 2014.
On July 21, Forbes.com published an article by Manatt’s Sports Law Practice Group Chair, Ron Katz, on the class action brought by former UCLA basketball player, Ed O’Bannon, against the NCAA.
The Manatt-sponsored and chaired Institute of Sports Law and Ethics (ISLE) has started a campaign against heading in soccer by children under 14 because of the scientifically-based risks that recent research has disclosed.
Manatt, along with cosponsors the San Francisco 49ers, San Jose Sharks and Oakland A’s, will be sponsoring the Fifth Annual Sports Law and Ethics Symposium at Santa Clara University on September 11, 2014.
Manatt’s Sports Practice Chair, Ron Katz, conducted a so-called “fireside chat” with NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana on March 20 at the West Coast M&A Conference of the Association for Corporate Growth, where Montana was the keynote speaker.
Professional athletes seeking to take advantage of California’s historically beneficial workers’ compensation scheme suffered back-to-back defeats to close out 2013.
The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA (the leagues) scored a significant victory in September in their ongoing lawsuit to prevent legalized gambling in the state of New Jersey.
Selected proceedings from the Sports Law Symposium sponsored by Manatt and hosted by the Santa Clara University Institute of Sports Law and Ethics on September 12, 2013, have now been published.