Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects EA, NCAA Appeal in Player Likeness Case

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Today a U.S. court of appeals handed down a ruling in the high-profile case against Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) over the use of student-athletes’ likenesses in video games, gutting Electronic Arts’ claim that the practice is protected by the First Amendment.

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