Canzano: Tying up the Pac-12's loose ends
Who owns 108 years of intellectual property?... and other questions.
Who owns the video footage? The Pac-12’s archival clips of Jackie Robinson and Bill Walton at UCLA? The highlights of Christian McCaffrey at Stanford? Anything and everything that ever aired on the Pac-12 Network?
When Oregon State and Washington State won control of the conference in a courtroom, they didn’t just end up with board seats and a $255 million war chest. They seized control of the league’s intellectual property, too.
Will the Beavers and Cougars share it with the 10 departing schools? How about the Big Ten Network? And at what price?