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Gaming Law

Should Esports Agents Become Licensed As Talent Agents?

The esports industry is responsible for roughly $975 million in revenue in 2020 and is expected to jump to $1.6 billion by 2023, according to data from Statista. There would be no revenue to boast of without the talent competing in the various game titles, and with the talent generating significant incomes for themselves, there […]

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Trademarks

Background On Florida’s Trademark Dilution Statute – Section 495.151

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your trademarking needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article. Many states have adopted trademark dilution statutes that serve as grounds for the initiation of a civil action in trademark law. One such state is the State of Florida, which uses Florida Statute Section […]

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Contracts Sports Law

Naomi Osaka Wins Florida Court Case Against Trainer Who Asked For Indefinite, Big Commission

Before one can sue for breach of contract, he must be able to prove that there is an enforceable contract under which to sue. In Florida, it has been stated many times that contracts with minors can be voidable, and a minor has a legal right to disavow a contract, because of minority.

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Drugs/Doping

What You Need To Know About Cannabis And Marijuana Laws In The State Of Florida

This article is not intended to provide legal advice nor is it intended to be relied upon by you should you consider to involve yourself in a business related to cannabis and/or marijuana. If you are looking for actual legal counsel in the area, then you would first need to contact us for engagement terms. […]

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Business Law

What To Do If You Receive A Bad Check In The State Of Florida

Have you ever received a check that you couldn’t cash or deposit? These checks are often returned with the designation “NSF,” which is simply an accronym for “non-sufficient funds.” It’s not only a real frustration to deal with, but can severely hurt your business. In common-speak, we call these “bad checks.” Interestingly, in the State […]

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Business

Florida’s New Limited Liability Company Act

For those looking to form a corporate entity with pass-through taxation, no limitation on the number of members (owners) allowed, limited liability for the company’s debts, flexibility to structure management, fewer formalities than a corporation, and/or the ability to form subsidiaries without restriction, the formation of an limited liability company in Florida may be exactly what […]

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Headline Sports Law Workers Compensation

Florida Professional Athletes Affected By New Workers Compensation Law

In January 2011, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) released a report titled, “Dangers of the Game of Football.”  In the report, the NFLPA wrote that injuries went from 3.2 per week to 3.7 per week in 2010.  Further, 63% of NFL players were injured during the 2010 season compared to a 59% average […]