The Power Duo of Brittany Spears and Justin Timberlake Attorneys’ Fees Finally Affirmed by Federal Circuit after Lengthy Patent Display Lawsuit

Background The famous ex-couple, Brittany Spears and Justin Timberlake, have received attorneys’ fees that they have been working hard to win for over two years in their joint lawsuit. This lawsuit was against the sham company who originally filed the lawsuit against the two stars and their production companies. On October 30, 2016, a panel … More The Power Duo of Brittany Spears and Justin Timberlake Attorneys’ Fees Finally Affirmed by Federal Circuit after Lengthy Patent Display Lawsuit

Modernizing the Music Industry

Background Music is known for bringing people together.  The Music Modernization Act (“MMA”) has done just that by bringing songwriters, producers, and digital service providers (“DSPs”), such as Spotify and Apple Music, together to bring music laws and regulations to the twenty-first century.  However, the industry experienced a hiccup in its solidarity when SESAC proposed … More Modernizing the Music Industry

Growing Pains: Spanish Soccer’s Dispute Over Goooool-den Globalization Opportunity

In August 2018, the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (“La Liga”), Spain’s top professional soccer league, announced a partnership with Relevant, a United States-based sports management company. Relevant created and holds the rights for the International Champions Cup, a preseason exhibition soccer tournament that many La Liga soccer clubs participate in… The Spanish soccer players’ union was outraged when the partnership with Relevant was announced. The union stated that they were “angry and surprised” by the announcement. The main concern seemed to be that the union was not consulted before La Liga entered into the partnership with Relevant. The union did not rule out going on strike to block the agreement. … More Growing Pains: Spanish Soccer’s Dispute Over Goooool-den Globalization Opportunity