Former College QB Wins Appeal Over His Likeness Appearing in a Video Game—Sekou Campbell

By | LXBN | June 6, 2013
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The NCAA and its business partners are facing litigation from almost every angle as amateurs and former amateurs fight for a piece of the profits they help create. Among that group is former Rutgers quarterback Ryan Hart, as he is suing video game maker Electronic Arts for his likeness appearing in their popular NCAA Football franchise. Though he lost in earlier rulings, he recently won an appeal before the Third Circuit. Joining me to explain the case and its impact on the NCAA as a whole is Sekou Campbell, attorney with Fox Rothschild and author on the Sports Law Scoreboard

What Are Patent Trolls and Why is President Obama Saying All Those Terrible Things About Them?

What Are Patent Trolls and Why is President Obama Saying All Those Terrible Things About Them?

Patent: an intellectual property right granted by the Government of the United States of America to an inventor “to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States” for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure of the invention when the patent is granted.

Agencies Seek Comments to Inform Future Health IT Regulation

As health information technology (HIT) advancements proliferate, so too must governing regulations.  Three agencies – the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), and the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) – are following a specific mandate under Section 618(a) of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) to pursue a collaborative approach in regulating HIT.