Friday Sports Briefs

RG3 Files Trademark Applications Robert Griffin, III, Heisman Trophy winner and first round draft pick of the Washington Redskins, has filed four trademark applications to protect his name, nicknames and catchphrase, according to Nate Davis of the USA Today.  He has filed applications for the marks “RGIII”, “RG3”, “Robert Griffin III” and “Unbelievably Believable.”  Perhaps Griffin and his representatives read this […]

Marist Settles with James Madison, Goes to Trial v. Brady

In August 2010, I published an article in Sports Litigation Alert concerning a potentially precedent-setting case in the business of collegiate athletics.  The article, entitled A Beacon in Poughkeepsie: Marist Claims Victory Over James Madison in Coaching Contract Suit, discussed the judgment of default that entered against James Madison University (JMU).  The article also spoke to […]