To read this article as originally published on Ropes & Gray's website, click here. To address student–athlete compensation issues, the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Council approved and introduced a proposal that would allow student–athletes, under … [Read more...] about Ropes & Gray – In Licensing Journal, Attorneys Examine NCAA Student-Athlete “Right of Publicity” Proposal
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?
In the midst of the ongoing debate over student-athlete compensation and the expansion of Name, Image, and Likeness rights, a Professor at Georgia Tech, and former college athlete himself, Baratunde Cola, has proposed a unique idea: have student-athletes create nonprofit … [Read more...] about Analyzing a Creative NIL Proposal – Interview with HLS Clinical Professor Brian Price
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
When the NCAA promised to explore rule changes related to name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) and subsequently released a working group report proposing an outline for legislation on the issue, many praised the passage of California’s Fair Pay to Play Act (“FPP”) as forcing the … [Read more...] about What If the NCAA Litigated State NIL Legislation?