Panini America has settled with a Pennsylvania man it sued late last year for trademark infringement. In a decision reached in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Panini America agreed to drop its lawsuit "with prejudice" against Rocco Tenaglia, of Reading, Pennsylvania. The Dallas-based company sued Tenaglia on Christmas Eve in the same … [Read more...] about Panini Settles With Pennsylvania Man Over ‘Rated Rookie’ Trademark Infringement Case
It seemed like a good idea at the time. And an honor. Thirty years ago, the Hockey Hall of Fame asked Bill Christian, a member of the 1960 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won a gold medal, if he'd be willing to let them display his jersey and the one his son Dave was wearing when the Miracle on Ice 1980 team brought home gold in Lake Placid twenty years later. Earlier this … [Read more...] about Legal Battle Brewing Over Olympic Jerseys?
There's never a dull moment in the hobby. Well, OK, sometimes. You've never tried coming up with stories the week between Christmas and New Year's have you? This Editor's Blog almost wrote itself. We start with the always interesting New York Daily News, which has a story about legal bills associated with this court case....and who's paying them. Read Michael … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: Legal Bills, Smash ‘n Grab, Snip ‘n Swap
There were some disappointed fans when Felix Jones said he couldn't sign autographs at a recent minor league baseball game in Arkansas. Jones claimed he had a trading card autograph deal that prevented him from signing. Whether or not it was true, the former Razorbacks and current Dallas Cowboys' running back took some flak. Now, he's fighting back. Jones says the man … [Read more...] about Felix Jones Goes the Legal Route