Twenty-five years ago tomorrow, the storied Pokémon franchise began with the Japan release of Pocket Monsters Red and Green on the Game Boy. Many of us recall playing classics like Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow, Gold/Silver/Crystal, and others through the years. When I initially went … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Jennifer Liu, Chief Legal Officer, The Pokémon Company International, Inc.
The wait is over. Earlier this month, EA Sports announced that it would revive its popular college football video game franchise NCAA Football. This time around, however, the game will be called EA Sports College Football. The name is not the only thing that will be different … [Read more...] about EA Sports Returns to College Football: What to Do About the Roster Share Feature?
Cert Granted in Alston: Revisiting Board of Regents and the Uniqueness of Antitrust Law's Applicability to Sports in Light of the NCAA's Cert Petition As Congress debates federal legislation on the subject of publicity rights for student-athletes, the NCAA works to rebound from … [Read more...] about Exploring the NCAA’s Antitrust Arguments Ahead of Oral Argument in NCAA v. Alston
Eli Nachmany is the Managing Editor (Print) of the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law and a rising second-year student at Harvard Law School (Class of 2022). Madden NFL is not going anywhere. This week, the National Football League (“NFL”) and the NFL … [Read more...] about Six More Years of Turducken: EA Sports and NFL Agree to Extend Madden Until 2026
After Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, the National Basketball Association (NBA) suspended its 2019-20 season indefinitely. The move has major implications for the league’s broadcast partners, who stand to lose a serious … [Read more...] about Forced Blackout: What Contract Law Tells Us About Coronavirus and the NBA Broadcast Deals