Brooklyn Sports activities & Leisure Legislation Weblog

On Friday, April 21 the Brooklyn Leisure and Sports activities Legislation Society (BESLS) hosted the inaugural Brooklyn Legislation Leisure Legislation Symposium. The Symposium theme was “Modern Authorized Points within the Leisure Business” and had many college students, school, practitioners, household, and mates in attendance – BESLS is already excited for subsequent 12 months!

The second panel of the day, “The Impact of Rising Expertise on the Leisure Business” produced a really insightful dialogue concerning the impression of rising applied sciences together with blockchain and synthetic intelligence on the leisure business.  Brooklyn Legislation Alum Erica Carter (Senior Counsel at Epic Video games; BESLS Alumni of the 12 months 2019) moderated the panel and was joined by Peter Hart (Affiliate at Fenwick & West, LLP), Moish Peltz (Accomplice at Falcon Rappaport), and Julia Rheiu (Affiliate at Covington).

Ms. Carter kicked off the panel by asking whether or not the panelists and their workplaces have integrated AI methods. The panelists agreed sure AI applied sciences, corresponding to ChatGPT, can profit the observe of regulation by reducing down the time it takes to finish duties associated to analysis, particularly for junior associates who are sometimes dealing with a number of, time-consuming analysis assignments at a time.

The dialog shifted right into a dialogue of different rising applied sciences. The panelists mentioned the preliminary progress in reputation of NFTs throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the way the usage of NFTs has advanced since.  The panelists centered on the intersection of NFTs and the music business, pointing to the growing use of NFTs as live performance tickets and as tokens followers can use to realize entry to unique content material from their favourite artists.  The panelists agreed that offering “high followers,” like 1% listeners on Spotify, with the artist’s unique NFTs may doubtlessly be an excellent concept, if executed correctly.

The panelists moved on to a dialogue of digital actuality expertise (“VR”) and its impression on leisure.  The panelists centered in on digital actuality live shows going down within the Metaverse and different digital worlds.  As extra live shows are going down nearly, there are an growing variety of authorized inquiries which have but to be answered.  For instance, the panel mentioned how an attendee’s avatar was assaulted throughout a digital live performance and questioned whether or not there are actual world causes of motion for such habits.  As this digital realm develops, it might actually develop into a brand new jurisdiction.  Solely time will inform.

BESLS and everybody in attendance want to thank our wonderful panelists, Mr. Hart, Mr. Peltz, and Ms. Rheiu and moderator Erica Carter for an insightful and eye-opening dialog about rising applied sciences and their impression on the leisure business.

Written by: Remi Ginsberg & Haley Zenenberg
Remi is a 2025 J.D. Candidate at Brooklyn Legislation College & Haley is a 2024 J.D. Candidate at Brooklyn Legislation College