SEL Section – Articles of Interest (July 2020)

Members of the Sports & Entertainment Law (“SEL”) Section found the following recent third-party articles to be of potential interest to the Section. Feel free to reach out to the SEL Section communications chair, Kelly Ryan, if you would like to submit either personally written pieces or other third-party articles that would be of interest to SEL Section members.

Virtual Events Raise Real World Legal Issues

Senators Plan to Introduce Federal Legislation to Eliminate Use of COVID-19 Student-Athlete Liability Waivers

Ivy League Reinforces Its Commitment to Student-Athlete Safety With Cancellation of Fall Sports Amid COVID-19 Spikes

NBA Star Williamson Says Ex-Agent Fabricated Evidence

Dan Snyder abandoned Washington Warriors trademark as recently as this year

U.S. Court Of Appeals Hears Arguments That Lawsuit Against Disney For ‘Pirates’ Shouldn’t Have Been Dismissed

Prize promotions in sport

NCAA Division III Approves Blanket Student-Athlete COVID-19 Waivers for 2020-21 Seasons

Compliance Considerations for Colleges and Universities Prior To Eliminating Sports in the COVID-19 Era

Legal Implications of Syncing Copyrighted Music with Other Content

Makeup Art May Be Copyrightable, Says Second Circuit

Tech And COVID-19: Stop Using Video Game Graphics For Fake Crowds, Fox

Proposed FTC Rule to Allow Civil Penalties for Deceptive “Made in USA” Claims