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ArentFox Schiff served as legal counsel to the National Women’s Soccer League in connection with two recent high-profile transactions: the newly announced expansion to Boston and the sale of the Chicago Red Stars to an ownership group led by Chicago Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts.
ArentFox Schiff LLP is pleased to announce that San Francisco Managing Partner, lead West Coast Real Estate Partner and Sports Industry Group leader Richard Brand has been named among Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Lawyers”
The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand turned out to be one of the most exciting yet, despite the unexpectedly early exit by the US National Women’s Team (USWNT).
Artificial intelligence promises to transform the way we live and work and its impact will undoubtedly stretch to every business sector across the globe. This next generation of technology brings exciting possibilities and unknown legal risks.
Partner Eric Fishman was quoted by Legal Sports Report discussing the varying state regulations for daily fantasy sports (DFS) and the potential for increased enforcement actions in the industry.
ArentFox Schiff Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, and Lawyers of the Year for 2024
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce that 130 attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2024, with an additional four attorneys highlighted as “Lawyers of the Year” and 69 attorneys listed as “Ones to Watch.”
Much has changed since the “Moneyball” theory revolutionized how technology is used throughout the sports industry and influenced the way fans and experts consume and analyze sports.
On Thursday, July 13, 2023, Major League Cricket (MLC) launched its inaugural season to a sold-out stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas. The Texas Super Kings beat the Los Angeles Knight Riders by 69 runs, in an exciting opening match.
As we previously reported, the new Major League Baseball (MLB) collective bargaining agreement, finalized in early 2022, allows MLB teams to license sponsor logo patches on team jersey sleeves and sponsor logo decals on team batting helmets beginning with the 2023 season.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce that 70 attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field and 24 practices spanning the firm’s litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities were ranked in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA.
ArentFox Schiff Advises California State University in a Long-Term Stadium Licensing Transaction With New MLS Expansion Team in San Diego
ArentFox Schiff served as outside counsel to California State University in a long-term stadium licensing deal with San Diego’s new MLS expansion team.
Earlier this month, ‘Call of Duty’ announced that Phoenix Suns forward Kevin Durant will be featured as an Operator skin in Season 03 Reloaded of "Modern Warfare 2" and "Warzone 2.0."
“This is the new arms race.” That’s how Missouri State Representative and former University of Missouri offensive lineman Kurtis Gregory described the burgeoning patchwork of state laws that govern student athletes’ ability to profit from their name, image, and likeness (NIL).
On April 12, 2023, a Manhattan judge in the lawsuit regarding the sale of golf legend Jack Nicklaus’s intellectual property portfolio narrowed the claims against Nicklaus.
ArentFox Schiff served as legal counsel to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in a transaction awarding expansion rights for team #14 to an investment group led by Sixth Street Partners and a group of four US Women’s National Team legends.
ArentFox Schiff is representing TruGolf, Inc., a leading golf simulator manufacturer and distributor, in its announced merger with Deep Medicine Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: DMAQ), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce the addition of Partner Eric Fishman to the firm’s Sports group in New York. Eric has counseled some of the world’s most renowned athletes and sports organizations on a range of high-profile matters, from corporate deals to strategic transactions.
Imagine having the capability to watch a Major League Baseball game through the eyes of the batter, stand on the sidelines next to your favorite player during the Super Bowl or watch each play of a game from different viewpoints in your own home.
ArentFox Schiff LLP is pleased to announce that San Francisco Managing Partner, lead West Coast Real Estate Partner, and Chair of the Sports Group Richard Brand has been named among Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Lawyers” for his impact on the legal profession over the past year.
On August 16, 2022, we prepared an alert discussing Mickelson v. PGA Tour, Inc. and the claims made by suspended PGA Tour players (“Player Plaintiffs”) against PGA Tour, Inc. (“Tour.”) Quite a bit has transpired in the past three weeks both in and out of the courtroom.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce that 121 attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2023, with an additional six attorneys highlighted as “Lawyers of the Year” and 40 attorneys listed as “Ones to Watch.”
Recently, Major League Baseball (MLB) informed teams that cannabidiol (CBD) sponsorships were no longer off limits and that they were free to pursue sponsorships in the CBD category under certain conditions. CBD companies will also no longer be prohibited from airing commercials during MLB games.
The Metaverse stands to disrupt nearly every industry – fashion, media and entertainment, real estate, sports, the list goes on – presenting immense possibilities and potential risks. We have created the ArentFox Schiff Industry Guide to the Metaverse to answer questions and anticipate concerns.
On August 3, 2022, eleven suspended PGA Tour members filed a complaint  in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (the “Court”) against PGA Tour, Inc. (the “Tour”), alleging violation of federal and California state antitrust laws.
The Ohio State University has successfully obtained a trademark registration for the word “THE,” which has been the university’s moniker and rallying cry at sporting events for decades. The trademark registration covers “clothing, namely, t-shirts, baseball caps and hats.