Beyond the Coke® and Pepsi® Challenge: Liability with Regard to Comparative Advertising

Beyond the Coke® and Pepsi® Challenge: Liability with Regard to Comparative Advertising

In 1975, Pepsi-Cola launched an advertising program in which patrons at shopping malls all over the United States engaged in a blind taste test of Coke and Pepsi. The results tended to favor Pepsi and “the Pepsi challenge” was an important feature of Pepsi-Cola’s advertising in 1975. Although the “Pepsi challenge” is a famous example

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Featured in Article Discussing Ohio State’s New Edge Team and Its Decision to Begin Facilitating NIL Deals for its Athletes

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Featured in Article Discussing Ohio State’s New Edge Team and Its Decision to Begin Facilitating NIL Deals for its Athletes

Even though college athletes now have the ability to enter into name, image, and likeness deals and to be paid for the use of their NILs, most colleges and universities have made the decision to stay out of the deal making process.  Ohio State, however, has decided to go against that trend.  It recently announced

Mit Winter Featured in NIL Q&A Discussing NIL Deal Signed by High School Lacrosse Star

Mit Winter Featured in NIL Q&A Discussing NIL Deal Signed by High School Lacrosse Star

College athletes are not the only non-professional athletes signing NIL these days.  High school athletes in five states (California, New York, Nebraska, New Jersey, and Alaska) can now also sign NIL deals. Taking advantage of this opportunity, Joey Spallina, the number one ranked high school lacrosse player in the nation and a Syracuse lacrosse commit

The New “Small Claims Court” for Copyright Claims under the CASE Act

The New “Small Claims Court” for Copyright Claims under the CASE Act

In order to “promote the progress of science and useful arts,” the U.S. Constitution (Art. 1; Sec. 8) gives Congress the authority to secure the exclusive rights to their creations and discoveries to authors, artists, and inventors. Although filing a copyright registration is not a “one-click” operation, depending on the complexity of the particular filing,

Global Association of Risk Professionals Features Braden Perry in Antiquities AML Article

Global Association of Risk Professionals Features Braden Perry in Antiquities AML Article

Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) features Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article regarding the Anti-Money Laundering Act extension. The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 recently widened their scope by including news rules on trade in antiquities. This act has considerable financial industry support for provisions and brings more entities and transactions into

Mit Winter Joins Sports Talk Radio Podcast to Discuss NIL Laws and The Future of College Athletics

Mit Winter Joins Sports Talk Radio Podcast to Discuss NIL Laws and The Future of College Athletics

College sports are currently facing a number of legal and regulatory issues related to name, image, and likeness laws and policies and the collegiate athletics model in general. Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter recently joined sports journalist and radio host John Canzano on his Bald Faced Truth podcast to discuss some of these issues.  Among the issues

Kennyhertz Perry’s Mit Winter Discusses Current NIL Landscape in College Athletics

Kennyhertz Perry’s Mit Winter Discusses Current NIL Landscape in College Athletics

NCAA college athletes gained the ability to monetize their name, image, and likeness on July 1, 2021.  Since that time, there has been a flurry of action around NIL with athletes entering into thousands of deals, NIL collectives being established, and schools providing various NIL services for their athletes.  At the same time, there is

Mit Winter Featured as NIL Expert in Article Discussing Predictions for the College Athlete NIL Market in 2022

Mit Winter Featured as NIL Expert in Article Discussing Predictions for the College Athlete NIL Market in 2022

NCAA college athletes have been able to be paid for name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals for only a little more than six months.  With the NIL industry and market in its infancy, 2022 will likely bring a lot of change. Kennyhertz Perry attorney was recently one of 13 NIL experts that On3 Sports spoke

Missouri Lawyers Awards 2022 Influential Lawyer: Mit Winter

Missouri Lawyers Awards 2022 Influential Lawyer: Mit Winter

Kennyhertz Perry attorney, Mit Winter, was named Influential Lawyer of the year by Missouri Lawyers Media. This award goes to the newsmakers who have substantially contributed to the legal community this year. As a former Division I college athlete, Mit brings his own personal experience to the table when working with collegiate sports clients. He’s been

The Business Journal Names Kennyhertz Perry as One of the Top Law Firms in Kansas City

The Business Journal Names Kennyhertz Perry as One of the Top Law Firms in Kansas City

The Kansas City Business Journal releases a list each year for top insurance, law, management consulting, accounting, and employment firms in the area. Kennyhertz Perry is honored to be listed as one of the top law firms in Kansas City for the second year in a row. To view this list in full: https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/subscriber-only/2022/01/21/law-firms-in-kansas-city-area.html About

Braden Perry Quoted in Blockworks Article on Why the Studio that Produced ‘Pulp Fiction’ is Suing Quentin Tarantino Over NFTs

Braden Perry Quoted in Blockworks Article on Why the Studio that Produced ‘Pulp Fiction’ is Suing Quentin Tarantino Over NFTs

Miramax, the studio that produced Pulp Fiction, filed a lawsuit against director Quentin Tarantino for allegedly committing copyright infringement, trademark infringement, breach of contract and unfair competition over the upcoming sale of a “Pulp Fiction” non-fungible token (NFT) collection. According to the suit, the studio previously served the director’s team a cease-and-desist letter to block