CBS Interactive Inc. v. National Football League Players Association, Inc., et al.

Published 11 October 2009

By Jonathan Zavin, Loeb & Loeb LLP

Court grants summary judgment in favor of online fantasy football provider who continued to use the names and statistics of NFL players after refusing to renew its license with NFL Players Association; court held that Eighth Circuit ruling that First Amendment protected fantasy baseball provider’s use of baseball players’ names and statistics without authorization was controlling Defendant National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) acts as the exclusive collective bargaining representative for active players in the National Football League (NFL).

 

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