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November 09, 2021

In its profile of Jenner & Block Special Counsel David W. Sussman, The National Law Journal highlights his representation of media companies that leverage sports betting, which involves complex rights, regulatory, and commercial issues. “It was gratifying to work on the first-of-its-kind national partnership to create FOX Bet,” he notes. When asked about the impact of sports betting on the industry and beyond, Mr. Sussman says that its rapid expansion has been positive for participants in this new ecosystem, but “IP protection will continue to be a critical need as the technology platforms proliferate, and I anticipate spending more time helping clients navigate the evolving legal landscape.”