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  • Anatomy of Licensing Agreements – Part 2 July 25th, 2014

    The Legal Supplement Previously The Legal Supplement discussed the anatomy of a licensing agreement. These sections dealt with intellectual property grants, restrictions, ownership and enforcement obligations. Plus other Read More »

  • Anatomy of Licensing Agreements – Part I June 11th, 2014

    The Legal Supplement Previously, The Legal Supplement covered how athletes returning from Sochi have signed deals with companies to monetize on post Olympic endorsement opportunities. With endorsement deals, Read More »

  • Returning from Sochi: Athlete Endorsement Deals and Licensing Agreements April 22nd, 2014

    The Legal Supplement Two months ago, the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi finally came to an end and as all 230 athletes returned home, only 28 returned with Read More »

  • Is It Lights Out for Nike’s Lights Out Sports Apparel Line? April 16th, 2014

    The Legal Supplement This past Monday, former NFL player Shawne Merriman, through his company, sued Nike for trademark infringement and unfair competition in federal court.   Merriman’s company Read More »

  • Infringement Be Damned, ASU Sues to Protect Name April 7th, 2013

    Sparky and ASU - 75 squared A very interesting case emerged recently that had Arizona State University (ASU) seeing red. At the center of the controversy are three men and four Read More »

  • The ‘Reebok CrossFit’ Name Causes Dispute. What was the issue? February 25th, 2013

    The Legal Supplement Do big companies have tirades? They sure do. Just the day before Valentine’s Day, CrossFit launched into an official “Twit-fit” and fired some not-so-Cupid-ly remarks Read More »

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