Entertainment & Sports Law

Entertainment and Sports Law relates to law governing entertainment and leisure activities. It includes artists, athletes, entertainers as well as music clubs, record companies, movie studios, tourism and travel offices, gaming and gambling, racetracks and casinos, sports leagues and art galleries. Much of entertainment and sports law concerns contracts and agreements including issues related to copyright and intellectual property law.

  1. News Ed Sheeran Sued in Amazing Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

    Renowned pop music singer, Ed Sheeran, was hit with a $20 million copyright infringement lawsuit. Legitimate claim or copyright trolling?
  2. News Mixed Martial Arts Bill Passes, Soon Legal in New York State

    The New York State Assembly passed Bill A02604 legalizing professional mixed martial arts. After being banned since 1997 under New York's combative sports law, mixed martial arts bouts are one...
  3. News Did ESPN Violate a Football Star's HIPAA Rights?

    ESPN's Adam Schefter somehow obtained photos of medical records concerning football star Jason Pierre-Paul's finger amputation. Were there HIPAA violations?
  4. News StubHub Sues Warriors, Ticketmaster for Ticket Monopoly

    StubHub sued the Golden State Warriors and Ticketmaster alleging unfair and anti-competitive practices designed to obtain a ticket resale monopoly.
  5. News Sleeping Yankee Fan Files $10 Million Lawsuit

    A fan caught on TV sleeping during a Yankees-Red Sox baseball game files a $10 million lawsuit after allegedly being humiliated on TV and the MLB website. The complaint was filed in Bronx Supreme...
  6. News Nfl Settles Football Related Concussion Lawsuits For $765 Million

    The National Football League ("NFL") agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by over 4,500 former players for brain related injuries suffered while playing the game. While the league and the attorneys...