Mit Winter recently appeared as a guest on 96.9 The Game to discuss the Alston v. NCAA case currently pending before the United States Supreme Court. The Court has been asked to decide whether NCAA college athletes are entitled to additional compensation, specifically unlimited educationally related benefits and cash payments for academic awards and incentives.
The California Consumer Privacy Act gives residents the right to control where their personal information is stored and how it is used. Since passing back in 2018, other states have followed in California’s footsteps towards state data privacy laws, including Maine, Nevada, and Virginia. Other states have gone in a different direction. Maryland recently passed
Arthur Chaykin Head of Intellectual Property Law Department – Kennyhertz Perry, LLC In the case of VSLI Technology v. Intel a jury determined that some of Intel’s computer chips infringed the Plaintiffs’ patents resulting in a verdict of $2.175 Billion. This case will attract attention for the following reasons: The verdict is very large! Based
Arthur Chaykin, head of the Intellectual Law Group at Kennyhertz Perry, recently finalized the successful settlement of a case involving the inventorship rights of a university professor. Professors and students often create intellectual property as part of their academic work and there is increased interest and debate as to who owns the intellectual property, how
The Time is Now for College and High School Athletes to Prepare for the Name, Image, and Likeness Revolution
College athletes (and potentially their high school counterparts) will soon be able to be paid for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs). The laws and/or NCAA bylaws that will govern NIL deals have not been finalized, but college athletes will almost certainly be able to begin monetizing their NILs later this year.
Braden Perry Quoted in Bloomberg Article on Citi Facing ‘Finders Keepers’ in Fighting $500 Million Ruling
As Citigroup Inc. attempts to recover $504 million it accidentally sent to asset managers for Revlon Inc., a 30-year-old legal precedent is making it difficult to get the half billion-dollar decision overturned. Last summer, instead of making an interest payment as administrative agent on the Revlon loan, Citibank paid the full outstanding $900 million out
Kennyhertz Perry is excited to welcome attorney Dan Saathoff to the firm. Dan’s practice focuses on retail, restaurants, and real estate. He represents a variety of clients in both business and litigation matters. An accomplished transactional attorney, Dan routinely represents his clients through the negotiation of critical business agreements, including commercial leases, vendor contracts, and
With the impact Covid-19 had on the past year, Missouri Lawyers Media is proud to honor the chairpersons, managing partners, and other law firm executives who demonstrated extraordinary vision, innovation, and leadership despite the limitations. Those honored in the legal community have stood tall and continued to find ways to protect employees and clients while
Kennyhertz Perry is excited to welcome Kelly Bieri as the new Firm Manager. Prior to joining the firm, Kelly was a partner at Shook, Hardy, and Bacon, where she practiced law for 15 years. Her practice primarily focused on pharmaceutical and medical device product liability, general tort, and reinsurance and insurance coverage litigation. In her
Out of 125 litigation attorneys in Kansas City, Expertise selected Kennyhertz Perry as Top 20 for 2021. The goal of Expertise is to connect people with the best local experts using their selection criteria in the categories of availability, qualifications, reputation, experience, and professionalism. Kennyhertz Perry is proud to be honored for the third time
Without looking it up, most people might guess that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations (“FMCSRs”) apply only to companies operating 18 wheelers and large passenger buses. Those guesses would be wrong. The FMCSRs apply to all businesses with at least one “commercial motor vehicle” (“CMV”) under its operation. Though there are multiple definitions of
New Federal College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Bill Would Prohibit Limits on the Ability to Enter into Endorsement Deals
In addition to a new round of state-level college athlete name, image, and likeness (NIL) bills that are currently being introduced, a new federal NIL bill co-authored by Senator Chris Murphy and Representative Lori Trahan was introduced last week. Unlike the other federal and state bills that have either been passed or introduced, the new