Yanks Say 2nd Circ. Lacks Jurisdiction In Logo IP Suit

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 8:01 PM EDT) -- The New York Yankees on Tuesday urged the Second Circuit to uphold a ruling in a suit brought by the niece of a man who purportedly designed the team's top hat logo, arguing that the common law copyright claims weren't under federal jurisdiction.

The Yankees' appellate brief asks the circuit court to leave in place a decision by a New York federal district court, which found that Tanit Buday, whose uncle allegedly designed the iconic Yankees logo in the 1940s, had no standing to bring a...
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