Retired NFL Players Add To Unpaid Likeness Complaint

Law360, New York (October 15, 2009, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A group of ex-NFL players pursuing a putative trademark infringement class action against the league has amended its complaint to include former Rams and Redskins safety Toby Wright, expanding the scope of its allegations that the NFL has been profiting off the unauthorized use of the players' likenesses without authorization or compensation.

The NFL uses and threatens to use in the future Wright's name, image and likeness for commercial benefit without compensation, according to the amended complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District...
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