From the Big Game to March Madness

Trademark issues associated with major sports events are in season.  Fresh off of the short-lived controversy concerning the Saints rallying cry of ‘Who Dat?’ Geoffrey Rapp over at Sports Law Blog brings us “March Trademark Infringement Madness.” In his discussion of the NCAA’s defense of the ‘March Madness’ mark, Rapp shared an interesting piece of […]

Major Issues With Minor League Contracts

Standard player contracts were the topic of discussion during my Sports Law class at Quinnipiac University School of Law last night.  As a practical example we reviewed a minor league player contract that one of my students had been party to as a player.  The objective was for the students to analyze the contract as if […]

ConnTIP: A New Connecticut Blog

Gregg Lallier and I have launched a new blog: Connecticut Technology & Intellectual Property, or “ConnTIP” (  The blog will cover news, events and issues affecting the high-tech industry in Connecticut, of both a legal and non-legal nature, including intellectual property issues.  In addition, ConnTIP will cover national and international developments of note. As always, I’ll […]