May 12, 2022
The Future of the Sports Industry: 2022 and Beyond
Join Christopher Chase, Hayden Goldblatt, Jeremy Goldman, Sean Jefferson, Hannah Taylor, and special guests for an upcoming roundtable webinar covering hot topics in the sports industry. Like other industries, the world of sports is joining in on recent media and marketing trends. We will cover the use of NFTs, social/fan tokens, student-athlete name/image/likeness rights, and entertainment development and finance in the sports industry.
Thursday, May 12th – 12:30 p.m. EST to 1:30 p.m. EST
Frankfurt Kurnit's Webex (access info shared upon registration)
-How Brands are Approaching the New World of Student-Athlete Name/Image/Likeness Rights
-Although most of the focus on student-athlete NIL rights has been on the impact to the student-athlete, brands must also address recent state laws and university guidelines when working with a student-athlete.
-How Teams, Leagues, and Other Sports Organizations Can Offer Social / Fan Tokens
-Teams, leagues, and other sports organizations can offer social or fan tokens for use with giveaways, discounts, products in arenas, and other promotions, but what legal issues should those entities consider when issuing such tokens?
-What Rights Issues are of Concern When Sports Entities or Athletes Offer NFTs?
-Not only must the rights in the NFT be addressed, so do the underlying rights being captured.
-Considerations for Athletes and Sports Organizations Entering the Entertainment Industry
-What should athletes or sports organizations take into consideration when starting production companies or investing in film projects?
CLE credit is not offered as part of this webinar.