The Fight for Nike’s “Jumpman”

Nasar Khan

A particularly interesting case was decided last month involving a copyright claim over Nike’s use of Michael Jordan’s iconic “Jumpman” pose. The issue revolved around whether this picture taken by Nike infringed upon this picture that was previously taken by photographer Jacobus Rentmeester. The case was not only noteworthy for its high profile subject matter, […]


INBLF DC Chapter Hosts Annual Conference with Dinner at the Supreme Court

Susan Lutzker

The DC Chapter of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF) hosted the organization’s 11th annual black tie weekend in October. Arnie is the DC chapter president, as well as treasurer and a board member of the national organization, and we took a lead role in the organization of the weekend. The highlight was […]


Ben Sternberg Attends ABA Forum on Entertainment & Sports Industries

Ben Sternberg

In October, I attended the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sport Industries. The Annual Meeting, which was held at the Ritz-Carlton in New York City, was a wonderful opportunity to connect with practitioners from around the world and discuss cutting-edge legal issues and market trends. The Annual […]


Jeannette Carmadella Teaching Communications Law Course at American University

Jeannette Carmadella

I am currently teaching an undergraduate course in Communications Law at American University. All of the students in my class are enrolled in the School of Communications, and the majority of them are interested in pursuing a career in media or the law after graduation. This course is designed to offer them a practical introduction […]