Sports Content and Distribution
Herrick sports lawyers Irwin Kishner and Dan Etna lead an in-depth discussion on the impact new content distribution platforms have had on sports broadcast rights deals. The group addressed how leagues, teams, content distributors, advertisers, and sponsors are structuring media rights agreements in the era of OTT and social media, and the legal provisions and business issues that arise. A case study from an insider’s perspective of storied Italian football club Venezia F.C. was also given.