American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League et al.: Supreme Court Flags the NFL…But the Play is Under Review


If you bought an “official NFL” cap with your favorite pro football team’s logo during the last 10 years, you may have noticed that it was manufactured by Reebok. That’s because since December 2000, Rebook has enjoyed an exclusive license from National Football League Properties (“NFLP”) to make all “officially licensed” NFL head ware. But it wasn’t always like that.

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