Name, Image, and Likeness Rights in College Athletics: NCAA Legislation and NIL bills in effect


CLE credits earned: 1 General Credit (WA 1 Law and Legal)

This CLE program will provide an update on the activation of name, image, the likeness reform, and their impact on college athletics, at the Federal, State, and Association level. The program will also address developments and what’s to come.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Name, Image and Likeness Rights
•   NCAA Legislation
•   Intersecting antitrust law considerations
•   Collegiate athletics risk management

Date / Time: September 14, 2021

•   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: July 8, 2021

John G. Long_myLawCLEJohn G. Long | Jackson Lewis P.C.

John G. Long is of counsel in the Houston, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 10 years of experience in collegiate sports law as a former university NCAA compliance officer and private practitioner.

John’s practice is exclusively focused on counseling institutions, athletics conferences, affiliated corporations, and individuals in collegiate sports law matters, including those involving NCAA infractions, NCAA compliance and Title IX. He conducts investigations, provides advice and counsel, and he appears before NCAA committees on behalf of his clients.

John has vast experience representing institutions in cases before the NCAA Committee on Infractions, Infractions Appeals Committee and NCAA Committee on Academics. Additionally, he is deeply experienced in providing advice and counsel to institutions and affiliates regarding legislative relief waivers, the NCAA Academic Performance Program, Gender Equity concerns and in conducting compliance reviews.

John is a published author on subjects concerning NCAA compliance and he frequently presents on sports law topics. While attending Marquette University Law School, John earned the National Sports Law Institute’s Certificate of Sports Law and was published in the Sports Lawyers Association Journal. He was also a member of the Marquette Sports Law Review.

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I.Update on NCAA internal reform and timeline | 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
II.Update on active State NIL bills that are in effect | 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
III.A review of State NIL bills that will soon go into effect | 2:30 pm – 2:40 pm
IV.An update on Federal NIL bills, and passage | 2:40 pm – 2:50 pm
V.NCAA compliance best practices and concerns | 2:50 pm – 3:00 pm