The Alabama Crimson Tide came rolling into court this week
only to find its trademark claims stuffed at the goal line. Who did the stuffing? The First Amendment,
with a little help from the 11 th Circuit. As the court stated:
[W]e have no hesitation in joining
our sister circuits by holding that we...
In University of
Alabama Bd. of Trustees v. New Life Art, Inc., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 11794
(11th Cir. June 11, 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ],
the Eleventh Circuit joined several other circuits in recognizing a high degree
of First Amendment protection for traditional...