Yankee Logo Maker's Niece Asks 2nd Circ. For 2nd At-Bat

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 12:54 PM EST) -- A woman urged the Second Circuit on Tuesday to revive a suit alleging the New York Yankees stole the team's iconic top hat logo design from her uncle in 1936, arguing a lower court erred in dismissing the case as meritless.

In a brief, Tanit Buday asked the appeals court to vacate a New York federal judge’s order dismissing the copyright infringement case because it lacked jurisdiction. She contended that the court misapplied the 1976 Copyright Act, incorrectly finding the logo’s copyright fell under common law...
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