McMahon, WWE Sued Over Use Of Late Wrestler's IP

Law360, New York (June 22, 2010, 1:36 PM EDT) -- Linda McMahon, the former World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. CEO who recently nabbed the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat, is facing a lawsuit from the widow of late professional wrestler Owen Hart, who claims McMahon and WWE improperly usurped intellectual property associated with Hart's name and image in violation of his WWE contract.

Martha Hart, Hart's widow, lodged the complaint against McMahon, Vince McMahon — Linda's husband and current WWE CEO — and WWE on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of...
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