Our Fall 2019 issue, Volume 9, Issue 1, includes an exciting and rich collection of works that spans an unusually broad, yet timely and relevant, variety of topics in the areas of IP and entertainment law and policy. First, Professors Landry and Baker expertly explore the history of name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights for student-athletes within the NCAA, advocating… read more
By James Landry* and Thomas A. Baker III, Ph.D.** Download a PDF version of this article here. This Article addresses the black market for college athlete services that results from the NCAA’s restrictions on athlete compensation based on the purported need to preserve amateurism. Specifically, this Article focuses on the NCAA’s name, image, and likeness (NIL) restrictions that prevent college… read more
By Anthony C. Adornato* and Andrew S. Horsfall, Esq.** Download a PDF version of this article here. It’s the policy of an increasing number of news outlets to retain ownership of the professional social media accounts of their reporters. In the first case of its kind in the United States, one media company took a former employee to court over… read more
By F.E. Guerra-Pujol* Download a PDF version of this article here.
Yang Li Ph.D.* Download a PDF version of this article here. Introduction I. Background of the BPCIA and the Patent Dance A. The Hatch-Waxman Act B. Biologics and the BPCIA C. The Patent Dance Provision II. Sandoz v. Amgen A. Factual Background B. The Federal Circuit’s Decision C. The Supreme Court’s Decision III. Effects of Sandoz on the Applicant Side… read more
Kyung Taeck Minn* Download a PDF version of this article here. Introduction I. The History of Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchains, and Smart Contracts II. The DAO and Its Downfall A. The Mechanics and History of the DAO B. The SEC Investigation of the DAO 1. The Curators Designated by Slock.it Had Unfettered Power Within The DAO 2. The Voting Rights… read more