ESPN Sued Over LeBron James Footage

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 1:49 PM EDT) -- Prism Video Group Inc. has hit ESPN Inc. with a copyright infringement suit, claiming that the worldwide leader in sports broadcasting has been illegally airing footage shot and licensed by Prism in 2003 of now-NBA star LeBron James playing high school basketball in Ohio.

While ESPN and Prism entered into a licensing agreement that allowed the network to show the video of James through the end of 2003, ESPN and its affiliates have unlawfully used the footage at least 62 times since the agreement expired, according...
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