2nd Circ. Panel Skeptical Of Claim To Yankees Top-Hat Logo

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 8:29 PM EDT) -- A panel of Second Circuit judges expressed doubt Tuesday about the legal prospects of a woman who has sued the New York Yankees to claim a stake in the team's top-hat logo, asking why the logo is not Yankee property.

Tanit Buday maintains that her uncle, a graphic designer named Kenneth Timur, designed the Yankees' top-hat logo in 1936 after being asked to by the team. Timur allegedly was never paid and told Buday in the 1960s that she could pursue the team on his behalf,...
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