“Substances of Abuse” Modified Under UFC/USADA In Competition Ban

Update – USADA has now released a press release with their take on these changes along with their actual policy wording below. It is worth noting that ‘substances of abuse’ mean not just cannabis but also various narcotics and stimulants. Also worth noting that the lack of punishment is not automatic but discretionary and premised … More “Substances of Abuse” Modified Under UFC/USADA In Competition Ban

$90,000 Damages Awarded For Copyright Infringement After Pay Per View Piracy

One of the more recent strategies in suing following UFC and other combat sports piracy claims in the US are not only lawsuits seeking damages for┬áviolations of the Communications Act but also for Copyright infringement. Both can attract steep damages with reasons recently published demonstrating this pursuant to the Copyright Act. In the recent case … More $90,000 Damages Awarded For Copyright Infringement After Pay Per View Piracy