Former XFL Lawyer at Frost Brown Todd Handling USFL’s Reboot

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Former XFL Lawyer at Frost Brown Todd Handling USFL’s Reboot

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https://news.bloomberglaw.com/us-law-we ... fox-reboot

>> Brian Michael Cooper, who left a Big Law partnership to run the XFL’s Houston Roughnecks, is now advising on another upstart football league.
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Cooper was one of three lawyers tapped by the XFL’s former owner, wrestling magnate Vince McMahon, to each run one of the league’s eight teams. McMahon ultimately put the XFL into bankruptcy last year after the league suspended its operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.

After the XFL’s collapse, Cooper was one of several partners to join Frost Brown Todd last summer when the law firm opened an office in Houston, where he had previously run his own sports consultancy and been an entertainment, media, and sports practice partner at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.

Cooper is now leading a team of lawyers from Frost Brown Todd representing The Spring League LLC and its founder, CEO, and general counsel Brian Woods, the latter told Bloomberg Law in an email.
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Marc Sausa, a spokesman for The Spring League, said Frost Brown Todd secured all necessary IP for the USFL and its former teams via the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

“The Spring League has done its due diligence and acquired all the live registered football trademarks for USFL and United States Football League,” Sausa said. “There are no other entities that own these registered marks.” <<
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Re: Former XFL Lawyer at Frost Brown Todd Handling USFL’s Reboot

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Wonder if Ehrhart's trying to leverage himself into a job (and/or a team to Memphis), it does bear asking

And he's been GM of both the Mad Dogs and Maniax since he's been running the Liberty Bowl, so that shouldn't be an issue.
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