Will the NCAA’s NIL Ruling Impact Collegiate Esports?

By David A. Moreno Jr. and Alvin Benjamin Carter III, of Brown Rudnick In 2014, Kurt Melcher, an associate athletics director at Robert Morris University, called up an executive at Riot Games, which publishes the popular video game League of Legends. The reason? He...

FREE KICK? – UK Soccer Players’ Seek Clarity on Their Data Rights

By Will Scolinos, GW Law, 3L (The following article appeared in Esports and the Law, a publication by Hackney Publications.) Who owns Pro Soccer Player Harry Kane’s top speed in a match? The velocity of a well-struck cross by Soccer Midfielder Bruno Fernandes? The...

Phillies get the Best of Phanatic Creators – for Now

Score one for the Philadelphia Phillies in its long-simmering battle with the creators of the Phillie Phanatic mascot after a federal magistrate judge ruled in August that the changes the Phillies made to the mascot were sufficient to allow the continued use of the...