Partner Irwin Raij was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article published on April 28, 2014, titled “Sponsors Abandon Clippers, Setting Stage for NBA Action.” The article analyzed potential actions by the National Basketball Association as sponsors began cutting ties with the Los Angeles Clippers amid allegations of racist comments attributed to Clippers Owner Donald Sterling. Raij said, “The NBA is a very powerful brand. These statements clearly are prejudicial and can negatively impact the business of the NBA. As a result, I think the commissioner has a very strong argument to say the statements are detrimental to the league.”
23 February 2024 In the News
Christopher Swift Comments on New U.S. Sanctions Against Russia
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Christopher Swift is quoted in the CBS article, “U.S. issues hundreds of new Russia sanctions over Alexey Navalny's death and war in Ukraine.”
22 February 2024 In the News
Louis Lehot Authors Article on the Business of Space Tourism
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Louis Lehot authored The Recorder article, “An M&A Lawyer's Insight Into Earth's Challenges From Outer Space,” exploring the growing business of space tourism and the plans underway for expanding this novel form of escape.
21 February 2024 In the News
Kate Gehl and Paul Piaskoski Author Article on FTC Approach to AI
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Kate Gehl and associate Paul Piaskoski authored the IP Litigator article, “FTC Weighs in on Threats to Competition from Artificial Intelligence in Comment to U.S. Copyright Office,” exploring the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s approach to the emerging technology.