Local Outreach Efforts

Phoenix, AZ

IP and Rights of Publicity in Professional Sports Panel

Join Caleb Jay, Senior Counsel for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Ahron Cohen, General Counsel of the Arizona Coyotes for a lively and informative panel on the intellectual property and rights of publicity issues that face professional athletes and teams. The discussion will include personal names as trademarks, trademark protection and licensing, player image rights and new technology.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Lunch: 11:30 a.m. | Seminar: Noon - 1 p.m.
Live Seminar: State Bar of Arizona, 4201 N 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ
Live Simulcast: State Bar of Arizona, 270 N Church Ave., Tucson, AZ
This seminar is also available as a Live Webcast

MCLE: This seminar may qualify for up to 1 hour MCLE (No Ethics)

Caleb Jay, Arizona Diamondbacks
Ahron Cohen, Arizona Coyotes

Maria Crimi SPeth, Jaburg Wilk

Registration Rates:

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017

Boston, MA

Ins & Outs of Team and Venue Sponsorships

Join us for an exciting panel discussion on the "Ins & Outs of Team and Venue Sponsorships". We'll discuss some of the typical issues that arise in negotiating Team Sponsorships and Venue Sponsorship and how those issues may be handled differently, or similarly, in each situation from the perspectives of the team or venue seeking a sponsor, the brand sponsoring the team or venue, and external counsel's role in the process. Potential topics to be discussed include stadium naming rights, Celtics-GE sponsorship, team branding, and more.

When: February 27, 2017

5:00-5:30 pm         Refreshments and Networking
5:30-6:30 pm         Roundtable Discussion
6:30-7:30 pm         Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm                 Celtics vs. Hawks Tip Off (Halftime refreshments served)

Where: At the TD Garden, in conjunction with the Celtics home game against the Atlanta Hawks.

HOW: Purchase a game ticket at $45 for SLA Members or $55 non-SLA Members for the Skybox, a private suite on Promenade Level 9 that is reserved exclusively for use by the Sports Lawyers Association for the night's game. Each ticket includes food provided courtesy of Ropes & Gray and access to an exclusive cash bar within the Skybox. Space is limited.

CLE: no

To RSVP and purchase your ticket, email Melissa at

Los Angeles, California

Action Sports Law

We'll discuss the latest legal trends and challenges in social media, broadcast, competition and sponsorship within Action Sports.

Panelists include:

When: March 1, 2017

5:15 pm - 6:16 pm         Networking with food and drink
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm         Panel Discussion

WHERE: WeWork Manhattan Beach
              1240 Rosecarans Av
              Suite 120
              Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

RSVP: Tyler Morant

CLE: 1.5 hours of General CLE Credit pending State Bar Approval

Cost: Free

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