Sports & Entertainment Law Section

November 23, 2015
Umbrellas at the Ballpark Lead to Lawsuit

Umbrellas may protect you from rain, but they didn’t protect a fan from getting struck with a baseball at Yankee Stadium. Read more.

November 16, 2015
Colts Sued for "12th Man" Trademark

Texas A&M filed suit on Thursday, November 12 against the Indianapolis Colts to protect its “Home of the 12th Man” federal trademark.

November 11, 2015
Daily Fantasy Sports Ordered to Stop Operations in New York

On Tuesday, November 10, New York ordered daily fantasy sports companies to stop operations. Find out more here.

November 10, 2015
Injured NASCAR Fan Files Lawsuit

A fan injured when Kyle Larson’s car launched through the fencing at Daytona International Speedway during a February 2013 Xfinity Series race filed suit against NASCAR, International Speedway Corp and Daytona International Speedway.

November 9, 2015
Reggie Bush Suing City of St. Louis

After suffering a career-threatening knee injury from a fall on concrete behind the players’ bench area at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Reggie Bush plans to sue the City of St. Louis for gross negligence

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The mission of the IndyBar's Sports & Entertainment Law Section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of sports and entertainment law. To that end, it shall be the purposes of this section: (1) to concern itself with every aspect of the ethical practice of sports and entertainment law; (2) to become familiar with and get involved with current sports and entertainment events and issues in the State of Indiana; (3) to study, report upon and recommend improvements to legislation, whether federal or state, pertaining to the section's concerns; (4) to bring together members of the Association interested in sports and entertainment law and to confer upon the various issues in these areas; and (5) to promote the legal education of members of the Association and the public by sponsoring meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing articles concerning sports and entertainment law.
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A Message from the Section Chairs

“Welcome. The Sports & Entertainment Law Section focuses on a wide variety of legal and business issues related to the sports, arts and entertainment industries. Members of this Section include sports and entertainment lawyers in a variety of fields, including transactional and litigation lawyers, in-house counsel, and lawyers in private practice, as well as faculty members and students of Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Section members receive invitations to presentations, CLE programs and events relating to issues of interest to our members, which cater to all professionals, not just practitioners. The Section also serves as a forum for sports and entertainment lawyers to network and share their knowledge and experience. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join this valuable section.”

Scott Preston, Jackson Lewis LLP, and Chris Termini, NCAA  - 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Section Co-Chairs

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