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The Intersection Of Sports, Labor Law & Antitrust Law

What: Discussion – The Intersection of Sports, Labor Law & Antitrust Law: Implications of the NFL Lockout and the Court’s Injunction in Brady v. NFL When: Monday, May 2, 2011 (6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.) Where: New York University School of Law – Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall (108 West Third Street, New York, NY) Bruce S. Meyer, Esq., of Weil, […]

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No Qualms With NCAA Baseball Questionnaire?

I have to admit that I am a little surprised at the lack of responses to my publishing of the Prospective Baseball Student-Athlete Questionnaire.  There is no way that you all have no issues with future student-athletes receiving such a document immediately after they choose to not sign with the professional teams that drafted them. […]

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NFL Loses American Needle Fight In Supreme Court

It was covered all over the sports journalism landscape yesterday – The NFL lost its case in American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League.  It wasn’t just a loss, it was a unanimous loss (9-0).  The basic holding is that the NFL is not recognized as a single-entity.  Instead, for antitrust purposes, it is made […]

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What The Supremes Should Be Thinking When They Review American Needle

Even though the Solicitor General advised the Supreme Court not to grant cert in the case of American Needle Inc. v. National Football League, the Supreme Court decided that it will review the case and see whether the NFL is immune from Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act for the licensing of intellectual property.  […]