UPDATE: On July 13 th , ex-Green Bay
Packer, Darrell Thompson, filed a similar class action lawsuit in the District
of Minnesota. View or download the complaint filed in Thompson v. NFL, 11-01900 (D. Minn. 07-13-11) .
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Twitter Turns Acidic to Trademark/Right of Publicity Claims
Twitter, in the legal
world, might prove to be the equivalent of sulphuric acid. In NBA-Player Gilbert
Arenas' recent lawsuit against his ex-girlfriend (Laura Govan) and Shed Media's
reality show, Basketball
Wives: Los Angeles...
When somebody talks you up, what's the best way to thank
them? Offer them a bouquet of flowers? Send them a card? Take them to court?
third option - a warm "thank you" via complaint - isn't as unlikely as you might suspect. Take
for instance Michael Jordan, who this week filed...
A Minnesota federal court rejected trademark and
cybersquatting claims levied against a borrower that created a website to warn consumers
about what it perceived to be a lender's fraudulent business practices. Jalin Realty Capital Advisors v. A Better
Wireless , 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2461 (D....
Boxing great, Floyd Mayweather, has sued The Wine Bistro New
Orleans, a bar, restaurant and nightclub, accusing the bar of unfair
competition, violating his right of publicity and trademark infringement.
The Wine Bistro is accused of posting print advertisements
as well as a YouTube advertisement...