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20 Jan 2015, 12:00 am
According to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Brown, to violate the Lanham Act there must be no artistic relevance to the underlying work whatsoever, or in the event there is, the use must be explicitly misleading. [27]Maximum’s Nearly Identical ArgumentCMG echoes Brown’s argument with regard to the Lanham Act, alleging that Maximum’s use of General Patton is causing consumer confusion as to any involvement and endorsement. [read post]
20 Jan 2015, 11:02 am
The Gridiron Battle In 2009, legendary Cleveland Browns football player Jim Brown sued Electronic Arts and Sony, claiming they had violated the Lanham Act by including his image and stats in EA’s Madden Football series. [25] EA had licensed current NFL players through the NFL Players Association, but as an NLF retiree, Brown was not included. [read post]