Chicago Cubs Keep Up Enforcement Against Use Of Fly The W

Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC has filed a notice of opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). The Cubs believe that its club will be damaged if the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) chooses to register the marks “FLY THE W” and “1908 IS ENOUGH.” The Cubs are very well known for their […]

Job/Internship Opportunities

Chicago Cubs General Counsel Position Opening

The following article was written by Spencer Wingate. The Chicago Cubs are hiring an attorney to work in the Office of the General Counsel. The candidate needs to have earned his/her law degree and the position involves a particular focus in contractual law.  The responsibilities, requirements, and qualifications can be found here along with instructions to […]

Contractual Issues

Baseball Agency Suing Former Client and Chicago Cubs Prospect

The following article was written by Spencer Wingate. Cuban defector Yasiel Balaguer is being sued by his former agency, Miami Sports Consulting LLC, for breaching his contract. On February 22, 2011, Balaguer signed a contract for MSC to represent him. The contract entitled the sports agency to the standard 5% of his contract. The lawsuit claims Balaguer […]