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Money Grab: All You Need to Know About the NCAA, Student-Athletes and Their NIL Rights

Late last month, the U.S. Supreme Court made news that echoed through the halls of athletic departments of colleges and universities nationwide. While perhaps not as attention-grabbing as a trip to the Final Four or Bowl Championship Series, the high court’s ruling in NCAA v. Alston is sure to have lasting repercussions, especially to the extent it means that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) can no longer impose strict limits on education-related benefits (read: scholarships and laptops) given to student-athletes. (Read More)

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Promoters and Advertisers Beware: “March Madness” is a Trademarked Term

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is underway. As millions of Americans scramble to fill out their brackets and take strategically timed lunch breaks, it is critical that advertisers capitalizing on the frenzy proceed with caution. Just like the “Super Bowl,” “March Madness” is a trademarked term. (Read More