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Social Media

Darren Heitner Named SportsBiz Social Hidden Gem

Only one practicing lawyer was recently named a “SportsBiz Social Hidden Gem” and that was Darren Heitner of Heitner Legal. Heitner Legal’s social media presence is one of many ways that it distinguishes itself from competitor law firms. The reach of Heitner Legal and its ability to promote clients pro bono is one benefit of choosing […]

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Sports Law

2017 Sports Law Issue To Watch: Sports Betting In The U.S.

Since Heitner Legal specializes in Sports Law, it is no surprise that Darren Heitner was asked to provide his thoughts on what would be a key sports law case and/or development to watch in 2017. The website LawInSport organized responses to that question from a variety of Sports Law practitioners, choosing to highlight Heitner’s contribution near the […]

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News

Darren Heitner Named Super Lawyers Rising Star For 3rd Straight Year

Every year, Super Lawyers selects a group of attorneys classified as “Rising Stars”. The list recognizes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in each state. Candidates must be either 40 years old or younger, or practice for 10 years or less. Earlier today, Super Lawyers named Heitner Legal attorney Darren Heitner to its Rising Stars list. This […]

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Intellectual Property

Draymond Green Adds Sagnasty To Intellectual Property Portfolio

NBA champion Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors has not only been busy on the basketball court, but also off the court. He has enlisted Heitner Legal to assist him in the procurement, prosecution and licensing of valuable intellectual property, including trademarks. Green’s first trademark application was filed in December 2014 for protection of the […]

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Sports Law

Sports Law: Optimism For USTA’s Training Center In Orlando?

It is well known throughout the legal industry that if you have a sports-related legal issue, you turn to Heitner Legal. As such, when writers are looking for a sports lawyer for commentary, they often turn to Darren Heitner. The Orlando Sentinel recently highlighted the creation of a new U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) training center in Orlando. […]

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Sports Law Trademarks

Trademark Discussion: Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights National Hockey League expansion team has received an Office Action from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office concerning a likelihood of confusion with marks registered to The College of Saint Rose. The new NHL team may still prevail in its effort to register its marks, but this is certainly a bump in […]

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Trademarks

A Few Trademarks Collected Over The Past Month

One of our areas of focus at Heitner Legal is protection and enforcement of trademarks. We take pride in our knowledge of working through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and its many qualified examining attorneys in order to obtain registration of marks that many find to be very valuable. In the past month, we […]

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Sports Law

Darren Heitner Interviewed On The Pathway To Legal Sports Betting

Will legalized sports gambling expand throughout the U.S. over the next few years? HEITNER LEGAL has been called on by many individuals and organizations to provide legal advice in the arena of gambling and gaming, and is well equipped to assist companies should various state and federal laws be changed in the future. In the meantime, […]

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Trademarks

Client Trademark: LATAS

On August 2, 2016, HEITNER LEGAL client PrecisionHawk was awarded the registration for trademark “LATAS.” The mark is registered to PrecisionHawk for use with software for low altitude flight planning, tracking and avoidance for use with drones. PrecisionHawk empowers the commercial drone industry with tools related to flight, mapping, analysis and safety. LATAS is specifically suited […]

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Sports Law

Featured Client: Sure Sports Lending

My book of business began in 2010 with Leon McKenzie. The owner of Hollywood, Florida-based Sure Sports Lending put his trust in a newly qualified lawyer who claimed to know a thing or two about contracts and sports. Six years later, Leon and Sure Sports Lending remain clients, sticking with me through multiple law firms […]