Option Agreements – Buying (and Selling) Time

“Puss, you got options. Don’t let anyone make you feel like you don’t have any options . . .” – Tony Soprano Undoubtedly, it is good to have options in the “waste management” industry. Indeed, options are crucial to the entertainment industry as well. Although we suspect that the option agreement discussed in this article…

Owen Seitel Discusses Sports Issues

Owen Seitel appeared as a special guest on Sports Econ 101 With Edward Brown and Vern Glenn to discuss sports-related economic issues, with a particular focus in this episode on the California Fair Pay to Play Act and the change of the NCAA’s longstanding policy, now allowing NCAA student-athletes to exploit and receive money from licensing their name, image, and likeness (aka “NIL”) without jeopardizing their eligibility as Student-Athletes.

The Fitness Industry

Owen Seitel introduces some considerations to protect your IP in the fitness industry, from business formation to legal waivers, the right of publicity of athletes to the trademark laws to protect your brand.

Copyright and Logos

Elizabeth Rest highlights the benefits of copyright registration for brand logos and the extra protections it affords. Protect your brand and spend a minute learning about copyright protection for logos.

Implied License

You’ve probably heard of trademark, copyright, NIL, and other licenses, but what about an implied license? What happens when you don’t have a written agreement concerning the use of another’s intellectual property? Watch as Crown®, LLP Partner Owen Seitel dives into implied licenses.

Naked License

What happens when a trademark owner doesn’t control how their trademark is used by a licensee? Watch Crown®, LLP Partner Elizabeth J. Rest undress naked licenses.