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Greenberg Traurig is recognized as having one of the most experienced and multi-disciplinary team of entertainment attorneys in the world. The diversity of our client base and our industry experience provides us with an advantage when representing clients in complex litigation matters ranging from trademarks, copyrights, right of publicity, to technology, financing, distribution, and partnerships in the entertainment industry.

We have been involved in some of the most sophisticated and cutting-edge cases in the courts today. In the last year alone, our litigators have obtained favorable and published state and federal opinions in landmark issues including entertainers' rights of publicity and the liability of online service providers for intellectual property violations occurring on their websites.


 
 
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New York State Gaming Commission Proposes Rules on Casino Vendor Licensing and Registration
Mark F. Glaser,Laura McAllister Cox,Joshua L. Oppenheimer, July 14, 2015
In anticipation of the award of three casino licenses in the Empire State this fall, on July 6, 2015, the New York State Gaming Commission proposed rules for the licensing and registration of gaming facility employees and vendors.

New York State Gaming Commission Proposes Rules on Gaming Facility Licensing
Mark F. Glaser,Laura McAllister Cox,Joshua L. Oppenheimer, July 14, 2015
In anticipation of the award of three casino licenses in the Empire State this fall, on July 6, 2015, the New York State Gaming Commission proposed rules for the licensing of gaming facilities.

Nevada Legislature Authorizes Registration of Certain Nightclub Employees and Associated Equipment Manufacturers
Mark A. Clayton,Erica Okerberg, June 16, 2015
SB 38 amends the Nevada Gaming Control Act to: (a) expand which organizations may offer charitable lotteries; (b) require the registration of certain nightclub employees; and (c) require the registration of certain manufacturers of associated equipment.

Nevada Legislature Authorizes Skill-Based Slot Machines
Mark A. Clayton,Erica Okerberg, May 25, 2015
On May 14, 2015, the Nevada Assembly approved Senate Bill 9 (SB9), which was previously approved by the Nevada Senate. SB9 now moves to the governor’s office for signature.

Are You an E-Athlete?
Chinh H. Pham, April 06, 2015
Video games were once associated with couch potatoes, but today there is growing legitimacy, especially around what is known as “eSports.” This type of professional competitive gaming is gaining popularity in the U.S., and eSports is breaking into the mainstream world - emerging...

ISIS’s Destruction of Antiquities and Ancient Sites
Kevin P. Ray, March 27, 2015
The recent destruction of sculptures and other objects in the Mosul Museum, as well as the ancient cities and archaeological sites of Nimrud, Hatra, and Dur Sharrukin[1] by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), sometimes also referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has...

Restitution Claims of Cultural Assets on the Rise
Kevin P. Ray, March 27, 2015
Although it may seem counter-intuitive, some of the most important developments in the restitution of cultural objects and other assets confiscated in the period surrounding World War II have occurred only within the last decade or so. Some restitution was done, of course, at the conclusion of the...

Restitution of Cultural Objects Taken During World War II (Part II)
Kevin P. Ray, March 27, 2015
The question of museums waiving defenses, as the AAM Standards suggest, has emerged as an important point of conflict in Nazi-era restitution cases. In a few instances, museums have filed quiet title actions against restitution claimants, asking courts to issue declaratory judgments that the...

Restitution of Cultural Objects Taken During World War II (Part I)
Kevin P. Ray, March 26, 2015
Although it may seem counter-intuitive, some of the most important developments in the restitution of cultural objects and other assets confiscated in the period surrounding World War II have occurred only within the last decade or so. Some restitution was done, of course, at the conclusion of the...

U.S. Ivory Regulation: A Q&A with Craig Hoover, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Kevin P. Ray, March 13, 2015
In response to concerns that poaching of African elephants is rapidly driving the species to extinction, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued Director’s Order No. 210, which tightened previous practice involving the import, export, and sale of African elephant ivory. The...

U.S. Criteria for The Antique Exception to the Ivory Ban
Kevin P. Ray, February 25, 2015
Before the new rule went into effect, objects at least 100 years old that are either made of African elephant ivory or included ivory components were exempt from the general Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)...

Are You an E-Athlete?
Chinh H. Pham, February 16, 2015
Video games were once associated with couch potatoes, but today there is growing legitimacy, especially around what is known as “eSports.” This type of professional competitive gaming is gaining popularity in the U.S., and eSports is breaking into the mainstream world - emerging...

The Rights of Images: Vivian Maier - The Battle for a Photographer's Legacy
Kevin P. Ray, February 16, 2015
Photographer Vivian Maier posthumously emerged as an important and previously unknown American street photographer after the contents of her storage lockers were sold at auction in 2007. The storage lockers contained negatives - many negatives. But the identity of the photographer was not...