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Sports Law Symposium Features Bernie Rhodes on Recent Court IP and Sports Decisions

4/14/2009
Bernie Rhodes (Media Law - Kansas City) will be a featured panelist as part of the UMKC Entertainment and Sports Law Society's "Where Sports and Intellectual Property Collide" symposium, April 20 in Kansas City. This panel will prepare a look at the impact of recent court decisions involving sports and IP.

Mr. Rhodes will specifically present on "Arguing For Real Rights of Publicity in a Fantasy World (CDM Fantasy Sports v. MLBPA)," at 1 p.m. He will be joined by Russell Jones Jr. of Polsinelli Shughart PC, and Rebecca Stroder of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, LLP.

A veteran media litigator, Mr. Rhodes has more than 20 years experience litigating complex business and commercial disputes throughout the United States. He has handled appellate matters and, more recently, alternative dispute resolution for print, broadcast, cable and media outlets throughout Midwest.

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