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HBO’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel Fights Off Defamation Suit

A Manhattan, New York federal jury cleared HBO of defamation charges on May 8th that had been brought by Mitre Sports International, a British sportswear and equipment supplier. HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” aired a segment in 2008, “Children of Industry” that accused Mitre Sports of exploiting child labor as part of its soccer […]

Intellectual Property

Nike Sued Over Air Jordan Logo

Due to an alleged use of an expired license, the future of the most recognizable sneaker line logo is now at risk. Jacob Rentmeester says he took a photograph of Michael Jordan in his Olympic warm-ups in 1984 and that he granted Nike use of the logo for two years. During the two-year period, Nike […]