In 2018, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch drafted a bill intended to create a framework for federal sports gambling. Readers of this blog will recall that on the eve of the 2018 football season, Senator Hatch, an original author of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), gave a floor speech foreshadowing that such a bill was in the works in the wake of the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling striking down PASPA. On January 3, 2019, the Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act (“SWMIA”) died in Congress, however this proposal provided the necessary framework for a possible federal sports gambling bill in the future. What
On May 3, 2021, WM Wrigley Jr. Company (“Wrigley”) filed a complaint against a host of cannabis companies and their respective owners (collectively “Defendants”) in the United States District Court for the Central District of California alleging trademark infringement, dilution, and unfair competition. Wrigley is the owner of many famous
Following the enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), many states have attempted to follow in California’s footsteps by passing their own consumer data privacy laws. On April 21, 2021, the Florida State House of Representatives resoundingly passed consumer data privacy House Bill 969 (“HB 969” or “Florida Privacy
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