Sports Law Trademarks

The Importance Of Athlete Trademark Protection

Recently, former San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills linebacker, Shawne Merriman, and his company, Lights Out Holdings, LLC, moved for summary judgment in their fight to prohibit Nike from using or associating with Merriman’s nickname, “Lights Out.” In the motion, Merriman seeks up to $18 million in statutory damages, in addition to attorneys’ fees and […]