How The French Professional Football League Is Evolving Its Broadcasting Rights Structure

The French professional football league (LFP) emerged from 2020 battered and bruised. While feeling the immediate financial effects of the Covid-19 pandemic since March, it was ...

LawInSport Podcast

Game Theory & The Beautiful Game: Ibrahimovic, EA Sports And Collective Bargaining Of Image Rights

The late Wilt Chamberlain was one of the greatest basketball players to ever grace the NBA[1].  Some, including ...

How the EU’s newly proposed Digital Services Act could benefit the sports industry

In a bid to achieve "technological sovereignty", the European Commission has unveiled a wide-ranging package of propo...

Copyright in tattoos: U.S. court rules for artist in Randy Orton / WWE 2K case

A recent United States district court decision on copyright infringement has brought the issue of recreation of tatto...

Is there trouble on the horizon for algorithms in sport?

Algorithms have featured heavily in the news lately, albeit for the wrong reasons. The algorithms used to determine U...
Esports Arena

A sleeping giant: insights into Nigeria’s emerging esports industry

Esports in Nigeria is looking up and the professional esports community has made commendable strides. Competition-wis...
Football Player

From Milan to Miami: an Inter-national trademark battle

Major League Soccer (MLS) returned to a faltering start last week after a four month suspension during the Covid-19 p...

Sega’s early win against Man Utd in Football Manager trade mark case

In August 2018, Manchester United FC brought trade mark infringement proceedings against Sega (the publisher) and Spo...
Stadium

Football Manager & Man United - how IP connects the virtual and real football worlds

Whether virtual or real world, football is a global business, and a hugely successful one.  In 2018-2019 Deloitt...

São Paulo FC score victory in Chilean trademark infringement case

Football in South America has not yet resumed from its Covid-19 curtailment, but one of the most prominent and famous...

Sport and intellectual property – the year in review 2019/20

Intellectual property rights are at the heart of all sports business deals and as a result legal disputes and develop...
Esports

Play by play – an introduction to esports, monetisation and IP rights

The Covid-19 pandemic brought traditional sport, on a global scale, to a standstill. As governments sought to control...

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