Class Certification Issues In O’Bannon v. NCAA


In This Presentation:

- Important Players

- Underlying Lawsuit

- Procedural Pre-Class Certification

- Class Certification Issues

- Aftermath and Trial

- Recent Developments

- Excerpt of Underlying Lawsuit:

- Defendants (including EA Sports, CLC, and NCAA) conspired to restrain trade by prohibiting student-athletes from entering into group licensing agreements for the use of their names, likenesses, and images ?

- “Price fixing to zero” ?

- Restrains student-athlete Division I college education market & market for acquisition of licensing rights

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Topics:  Athletes, Class Action, Class Certification, College Athletes, License Agreements, Licensing Rules, NCAA, Price-Fixing, Trademarks

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Art, Entertainment & Sports Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, General Business Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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