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March 13, 2015
Intellectual Property Partner Michael Graif Speaks at Third Annual Cardozo Sports Law Symposium

Partner Michael Graif spoke on the panel “Athletes’ Rights in Evolving Sports Media” at the Third Annual Cardozo Sports Law Symposium.  Mr. Graif presented alongside Founder and President of Global Athlete Management Enterprises, Jason Belzer; President of PuckAgency, Jay Grossman; Director of League Partnerships at Whistle Sports, Elizabeth Lodge; and Senior Associate in the Media, Sports and Entertainment Group at DLA Piper, Melissa Reinckens. They discussed the effects of the rise of social media and emerging technology on leagues, athletes and sponsors, such as compensation for using the image and likeness of athletes by the gaming industry and the use of social media by athletes to voice their opinions. The symposium took place on March 13, 2015 at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
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