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Sports and Entertainment Law News

Posted on: Dec 23, 2020

From the IP Law Blog:

The past few years have seen several libel claims based on dramatic portrayals of real people. With this in mind, will movies and television shows be forced to include disclaimers regarding the fictional nature of such portrayals? Read more.

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