HomeSports BettingFootballGlobal

Can data be classed as IP? Sportradar and Genius want to find out

Sportradar contends that Genius Sport's exclusive supplier deal with Football DataCo, the data rights-holder for the English Premier League, EFL and Scottish Football League is anti-competitive. Ben Cronin examines the dispute and asks what it means for the way rights-holders tender their data contracts.

Most recent

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Bill Daly, National Hockey League deputy commissioner. Eric and Chris also discuss potential historic changes in the business of tennis, the ongoing development of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and recent encouraging news for NBCUniversal regarding both the Tokyo Olympics and Super Bowl LVI.

Blockchain-backed digital collectibles, having taken global sports industry by storm, now look to show they are not just the latest technological flash-in-the-pan. US Editor Eric Fisher reports

Alibaba-owned online shopping platform Daraz is using the acquisition of Bangladesh Cricket Board rights to drive audiences to its site. Kevin McCullagh asks if the experiment could provide a new

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Mark Tatum, National Basketball Association deputy commissioner and chief operating officer. Eric and Chris also discuss the National Football League’s developing plans in Germany, Major League Baseball’s rising on-field integrity and competition issues, heightened activity in the global data market, and recommended expansion for the College Football Playoff.