A futile quest for compensation – Frederick Bouchat and the Baltimore Ravens logo controversyLeonard Glickman Jacob Goldberg
The story of Frederick E. Bouchat is one of a man determined to strike gold from a simple drawing of a Raven logo that he designed in late 1995. That simple drawing has been the centre of controversy and fierce copyright litigation over the last 15 years between Mr. Bouchat, the National Football League’s (“NFL”) Baltimore Ravens and a number of other parties.
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About the Author
Jacob Goldberg is a 2014-2015 articling student at Cassels Brock. He first joined the firm as a summer student in 2012.
Jacob graduated with distinction from the J.D/H.B.A combined program at Western University and the Richard Ivey School of Business. He was awarded the A.B Siskind Scholarship for earning the highest average in his 3L graduating class as well as the Law Society of Upper Canada Prize for academic excellence.