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Global Sports Law Symposium

KL Gates Hosted Event
Date: 30 March 2021
Location: via Webinar

We are hosting a virtual edition of the Global Sports Symposium, where we bring together sports law lawyers from around the world to discuss current events and upcoming trends at the intersection of sports and the law. This year’s event will feature four 30-minute roundtable discussions facilitated by our lawyers who will be joined by leaders from our global sports and entertainment industries. 

Introduction: John Wilson, Partner, Seattle

Panel #1: IP Issues in the World of Sports
Moderator: Chris Round, Partner, Melbourne
Guests: Lauren Middlen (WWE); Jeremy Zwaigoft (National Basketball League)

Panel #2: Global Perspectives on Sports Betting
Moderator:  Trevor Gates, Associate, Seattle
Guest: Niki Metzgar-Schall (Sportradar)

Panel #3: Effective Planning and Response to Data Breaches and other Crisis PR Scenarios
Moderator: Desiree Moore, Partner, Chicago
Guests: Lindsay Barenz (National Women’s Soccer League); Carol Fabrizio (USA Gymnastics)

Panel #4: Legal Issues in a Post-COVID World 
Moderator: Paul Eckles, Partner, Charleston
Guests: Dave Palanzo (WTA); Guiselle Torres (US Olympic Committee)


Tuesday, March 30, 2021
2:00 - 4:00 pm PDT
5:00 - 7:00 pm EDT

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
8:00 - 10:00 am AEDT

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