Players Opposing NFL Publicity Rights Deal Launch New Suit

Law360, New York (September 05, 2013, 3:55 PM ET) -- Hundreds of former National Football League players who opted out of a recently settled Minnesota class action, which alleged the league profited off their names and images, have launched a separate suit in Pennsylvania federal court over the NFL’s alleged violation of their publicity rights.

Led by the estate of former Oakland Raiders safety John D. “Jack” Tatum, more than 500 former players launched suit Aug. 30 alleging the NFL, NFL Films Inc. and NFL Productions LLC have reaped enormous profits from producing films and selling...
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Case Title

TATUM et al v. NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01272

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Pennsylvania Western

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Robert C. Mitchell

Date Filed

August 30, 2013

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