Course ID: MP051714
3 NY Credits: 1 ethics; 1 PP; 1 Skills; Non-transitional
Our expert panel, featuring William Heller, General Counsel, New York Giants, will tackle important sports related legal issues.
Sports in the
United States is a $400 billion business. Sports lawyers need to give their clients advice on an eclectic number
of unrelated legal issues. Can athlete
speech be regulated?How can a team
protect itself from third party claims? What are the risks in use of social media? How are joint ventures and strategic
Our expert panel will address the following issues:
Protecting the Brand: Contracts with players;
damage control; use of social media; employment issues; trademarks;
drug policies; ethical considerations
Strategic Alliances:Joint ventures;
partnering with advertisers; partnering with networks; corporate
sponsorships; promoting teams and events; Ozzie and Daniel Silna $300M
NBA deal; ethical considerations
Enforcement Actions: False and misleading
marketing, including advertisements and endorsements with respect to the
use, functionality and capabilities of sporting implements (equipment,
and performance recovery and enhancement
supplements; whether ICANN's new top level domains present bigger
marketing opportunities or a trademark enforcement nightmare
Program Chairs: Keith McWha, McCarter & English, LLPand Richard Raysman, Holland & Knight LLP
Moderator: T. David Bomzer, Pratt & Whitney
Faculty: Anna Erenburg, Fuse Networks LLC, Madison Square Garden Co.; Rebecca L. Griffith, National Advertising Division, Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc.; William Heller, General Counsel of the New York Giants; Andy Latack,CreativeArtistsAgency (CAA); Paul Sarkis, The Associated Press; Patrick Turner, CBS Law Department
Original Tape Date: April 29, 2014
All Programs include: (1) Affirmation and (1) Evaluation Form and Course Materials.
To receive CLE credit for program in MP3 Audio Format:MP3 audio files
are embedded with CLE codes that you must type into a supplied
online affirmation sheet (link in the welcome email or instructions file). Submit the online affirmation to the NYCLA
CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you listen to MP3 audio file as soon as possible. We can only issue CLE credit if the law is still current. The date of your signed affirmation will determine the date of your CLE certificate.
Course Materials: The welcome email or instructions file includes a link to PDF file of the course materials.