Category: Sports Law

The Conundrum of Taxing Games of Skill Continues

The debate around the taxation of games of skill has revived with the recent discussions of the Group of Ministers (GoM) regarding the levying of GST on casino, race course and online gaming services. The GoM initially agreed to recommend a tax of 28% but the final decision was deferred and referred back to the … Continue reading The Conundrum of Taxing Games of Skill Continues

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IPR In Football – Tackling Rights

The following article is based around one of the most beloved  sport’s in the world, while football surely has been a sport wherein investment by corporate is lucrative, over the past few years especially now with the word ‘Pandemic’.  Most recently EA sports lost a lot of money( close to 840 million dollars) as they … Continue reading IPR In Football – Tackling Rights

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Antitrust Aspect of Sports Broadcasting Rights

Antitrust law thrives to protect market from any kind of distortions occurring due to corrupt business practices. It also promotes competition between different players in the market in order to benefit the consumers and also economy as a whole by keeping monopoly at bay. Today the sports have become a global phenomenon, with the advent … Continue reading Antitrust Aspect of Sports Broadcasting Rights

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Relevance Of Sports Law In India

The advent of technology and increase in access to the internet mean that sports has been able to reach a wider audience. This has led to the stakeholders drawing more revenue from a wide array of sources – ticket sales, advertisement revenue, broadcasting rights, jersey sales to name a few. Sport constitutes a significant portion … Continue reading Relevance Of Sports Law In India

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Copyrightability of ‘Unique Sports Celebratory Moves’

The sports today are not the same as they were before. The fan following is not only for the sports but also the celebration moves of the team players. Be it Ravindra Jadeja’s ‘sword’ celebration, where he swings his bat in the air or Harpreet Brar’s ‘thigh’ five celebration where is hi-fives his thigh or … Continue reading Copyrightability of ‘Unique Sports Celebratory Moves’

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Trademarking Sportsperson Celebration Moves

Sports have always been a component of human culture. Modern sports have been recorded as long back as 2000 BCE. The inaugural Olympic Games in Greece in 776 BCE aided the global development of competitive sports. Sports have grown in prominence throughout time. For example, when the Persians invaded Greece, Athens had problems assembling its … Continue reading Trademarking Sportsperson Celebration Moves

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Gender Equality In Sports : Changing Attitude Towards Women In Sports

Gender equality has been a topic of discussion in society since the dawn of time. Many instances of women facing challenges of equity in their relationships, careers, education, and sporting possibilities can be found throughout history. The goal of this paper is to look at the history of gender equity in sports, what steps have … Continue reading Gender Equality In Sports : Changing Attitude Towards Women In Sports

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IP Protection And Gaming Industry In China

Sports and games have no age bar. From children to adults everyone wants to play and enjoy. Playing helps people relax. E-sports and e-games (video games) are playing a very vital role for today’s generation. Customarily, gaming firms used to build their games from the very scratch including writing all the codes, engines, and int … Continue reading IP Protection And Gaming Industry In China

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Gender Testing In Women Athletics and Privacy Rights

The Shameful Practice of Gender Testing for Female Athletes– What exactly is gender testing and how these tests violates Right to privacy of female athletes and the gap between male and female Athletes created by this testing. How gender testing was conducted from the time immemorial and its implications in the 20th Century. Introduction Sex … Continue reading Gender Testing In Women Athletics and Privacy Rights

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Change Everything vs. Sport Changes Everything: Dispute Over The Change!

A major running and fitness merchandise company, Fleet Feet Inc, which sells their product through franchises, company-owned retail stores, and online stores, and has 182 stores, including franchises, nationwide in the US. They owned the mark “Change Everything” and “Running Changes Everything” used widely for its sports and apparel related goods and services. Nike, Inc., … Continue reading Change Everything vs. Sport Changes Everything: Dispute Over The Change!

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