The NFL commissioner has significant powers when it comes to player suspensions. However, when Tom Brady and Ezekiel Elliott were suspended, their cases wound up being challenged in Court. Read More.
When music gets licensed, remember that the name of the game is “slicing and dicing rights”. There is no rule book that says a particular licensing deal must go down in a certain way. Private parties instead fight for their individual rights. Read More.
Making a movie involves more than just picking up a camera and filming scenes for future publication. There are important legal considerations to keep in mind before recording anything and releasing it to a general audience. Read More.
Pelé, Maradona and Messi are world famous football players, but it was Jean-Marc Bosman who forever changed the game in 1995 and paved the way for the best players of this generation to become fabulously wealthy. Read More.
In the legal world, it takes a lot of time to get work done. And clients do not get to see the amount of behind-the-scenes efforts required of their attorney. The bottom line is that lawyers charge by the hour. You are not going to be able to get a trial for three thousand dollars in legal fees. Read More.
For 30 years, a Gooner named Matthew Reed sold replica sporting goods bearing the Arsenal football team logo outside the stadium during games. In 1999, Arsenal sued Reed for trademark infringement. Read More.
Borrowing money and taking on debt invites a whole host of legal complications into your life. Avoiding the debt trap by limiting expenditures on big-ticket items is one way to live free of these problems. Read More.
Artificial Intelligence will someday become so powerful that it takes on humanlike capabilities. How will laws be enforced against these machines, especially when the machines are more powerful than the lawmakers? Read More.
Beginning in 2012, London authorized the ride-sharing company, Uber to operate in the city. Five years later, Uber’s license was not renewed, potentially putting 40,000 Uber drivers out of work. Read More.
There are scam artists everywhere, including in corporate America. When you invest your money, being take for a ride by one of these schemers is always a risk. Enron, and the criminal executives who orchestrated its collapse, provide some good lessons. Read More.