Mit Winter Featured on Podcast Discussing College Athlete Compensation and new Name, Image, and Likeness Laws

Mit Winter Featured on Podcast Discussing College Athlete Compensation and new Name, Image, and Likeness Laws

With a Supreme Court case pending and college athletes gaining the ability to be paid for their name, image and likeness, Mit Winter joined the State Your Line podcast to discuss the new developments surrounding paying college athletes. The interview can be listened to below.     More About Kennyhertz Perry’s Collegiate Sports Practice Group

WNSP Sports Radio Talks with Mit Winter about the Intersection of College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and NFTs

WNSP Sports Radio Talks with Mit Winter about the Intersection of College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and NFTs

College athletes throughout the country will soon be able to be paid for the use of their names, images, and likenesses.  With the recent interest in non-fungible tokens (NFTs), it’s expected that many college athletes will take advantage of the new NIL laws to sell their own NFTs.  Mit Winter recently joined WNSP Sports Radio

Sports Talk Radio Show Interviews Mit Winter on the Recent Passage of State Level College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws

Sports Talk Radio Show Interviews Mit Winter on the Recent Passage of State Level College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws

  With college athletes in Florida and other states set to start being paid for the use of their names, images, and likenesses starting July 1, states around the country are rushing to pass their own NIL laws.  Mit Winter recently joined 3 Man Front in Birmingham, Alabama to discuss the details on some of

Mit Winter Quoted in Kansas City Star Article Focused on State Laws Allowing College Athletes to Receive Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Mit Winter Quoted in Kansas City Star Article Focused on State Laws Allowing College Athletes to Receive Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Starting July 1, college athletes in a number of states will be able to be paid for the use of their names, images, and likenesses.  To ensure that their universities won’t be left behind in recruiting, states are rushing to pass their own laws allowing college athlete NIL compensation. Kennyhertz Perry’s Mit Winter recently discussed

Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing Tax and Liability Issues Relating to College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing Tax and Liability Issues Relating to College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

College athletes will soon be able to be paid by third parties for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs).  Imagine college athletes appearing in commercials, being paid for autographs, and being paid for making sponsored social media posts.  This new source of revenue will create a number of issues that college athletes

The Time is Now for College and High School Athletes to Prepare for the Name, Image, and Likeness Revolution

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. 

Mit Winter Featured in Lead1 Association Video Podcast Discussing Newly Allowed Benefits for College Athletes

Mit Winter Featured in Lead1 Association Video Podcast Discussing Newly Allowed Benefits for College Athletes

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter was recently featured on the LEAD1 Association’s new video podcast series, The LEAD1 Angle, discussing the new benefits and cash payments certain college athletes can now receive as a result of the Alston v. NCAA decision.  LEAD1 Association represents the athletics directors and athletics programs of the 130 member universities

Mit Winter Leads Webinar on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and College Athlete Compensation

Mit Winter Leads Webinar on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and College Athlete Compensation

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter recently led a webinar on potential college athlete name, image, and likeness laws and college athlete compensation.  In the webinar, he covered the state-level NIL bills that have already been passed, potential federal NIL bills, potential NAIA and NCAA legislation, things universities can do to prepare for when NIL compensation

NCAA’s Division II Legislation Committee Advances Name, Image, and Likeness Proposals

NCAA’s Division II Legislation Committee Advances Name, Image, and Likeness Proposals

The Division II Legislation Committee this week recommended several legislative proposals that would permit college athletes at Division II schools to be compensated for the use of their name, image, and likeness (NIL).  The Division I Legislation Committee has not yet issued its initial proposals, but is expected to do so by September 1. The

College Athletes File New Lawsuit Against NCAA Seeking Damages Relating to Name, Image, and Likeness Restrictions

College Athletes File New Lawsuit Against NCAA Seeking Damages Relating to Name, Image, and Likeness Restrictions

A new putative antitrust class action was filed last week against the NCAA and the Power 5 conferences on behalf of two separate classes of current and former college athletes.  The lawsuit seeks damages allegedly resulting from the NCAA’s restriction on college athletes receiving compensation for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs). 

Senator Marco Rubio Introducing Federal Bill That Would Require NCAA to Allow College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Senator Marco Rubio Introducing Federal Bill That Would Require NCAA to Allow College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced today that he will be introducing a federal bill that would require the NCAA to create bylaws that allow college athletes to be compensated for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs).  The bill would also require that the NCAA allow college athletes to hire attorneys and agents