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July 29, 2022

Vol. 19, Iss. 14

Case Summaries


Examining Railing Safety for Sport/Concert Venues

Examining Railing Safety for Sport/Concert Venues

By Drs. Gil Fried, Salih Kocak, and Aneurin Grant — University of West Florida Imagine going to the ballpark to watch your favorite team or attending a concert at a large arena to dance to your favorite band.  Most fans would not think twice about their safety...

NIL and the Importance of Monitoring Your Licensing Agreements

Jared P. Vasiliauskas or Michael V. Viverito, of Power & Cronin, Ltd. Disclaimer: This Article is intended to provide an overview of Trademark considerations within NIL Agreements and is not intended to be legal advice or to create an attorney-client relationship...

The Case of Skillz Platform, Inc. v. AviaGames Inc.

By Katelyn Schuh, GW Law 2L On April 5, 2021, AviaGames Inc. filed a motion to dismiss Skillz Platform Inc.’s initial complaint under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) for failure to state a claim for patent infringement based on a lack of patent eligible...

NSU Names Sports Lawyer as Deputy AD for Business and Finance/SWA

Northwestern State University has named Sydney Jones its new Deputy Athletic Director for Business and Finance and its Senior Woman Administrator. Jones comes to NSU from soon-to-be fellow Southland Conference member Texas A&M-Commerce where she spent the past...

Sports Lawyer Tim Nevius Joins Overtime as Compliance Chief

Tim Nevius, a former NCAA investigator who then became an advocate for college athletes, has joined the sports media company Overtime Sports as its Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Athlete Advocacy. Nevius had previously been outside counsel for Overtime. He...

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