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Announcement: Ryan Fairchild & Amanda Whorton Join Odin Team

We’re excited to issue a warm welcome to Ryan Fairchild and Amanda Whorton for joining our Of Counsel team. Ryan Fairchild, Of Counsel Ryan Fairchild’s diverse practice includes an emphasis on esports and gaming entertainment. His passion for video games derives from being a lifelong gamer, and he understands the...

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What are fiduciary duties?

When bringing on new board members or officers, companies should make sure those individuals are aware of their responsibilities to the company. This includes their “fiduciary duties” to the company. Why do corporate board members and officers owe fiduciary duties, and which duties are owed? Shareholders are the owners of...

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Brandon J. Huffman Featured on FTW with Imad Khan Discussing Fair Use

FTW with Imad Khan, a podcast featuring journalist Imad Khad with in-depth weekly discussions on the esports industry, recently featured Brandon J. Huffman. The podcast episode highlights Brandon J. Huffman and Imad Khan conversing about Twitch streamer Félix “xQc” Lengyel’s week suspension from Twitch following his broadcast of Olympic events....

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Brandon J. Huffman Quoted on Twitch Streamer Taking on Olympics

The Washington Post recently covered Félix “xQc” Lengyel push against the Olympics and Twitch disabling their account over broadcasting rights. Here is an excerpt: Brandon Huffman, a founding attorney at video game- and entertainment-focused firm Odin Law and Media, fair use is profoundly misunderstood. What people often misunderstand is that...

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Who is considered an exempt employee in California?

What is “exempt” depends both on federal and state law. The employee has to meet both federal and state exemptions to be exempt. In federal law, exempt employees are typically those employees who earn more than $684 per week and exercise sufficient discretion in at least half of their job...

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