NFL's Bid To Sack Antitrust Suit Falls Short, Consumer Says

Law360, New York (March 07, 2013, 3:14 PM ET) -- A California federal judge should reject the National Football League's bid to sack a putative class action challenging an exclusive licensing deal with Reebok International Inc., the plaintiff said Wednesday, calling the defendants' claim that he hadn't alleged a viable antitrust market a “strawman.”

Patrick Dang ripped into the defendants' Feb. 5 motion to dismiss the antitrust suit he filed on behalf of consumers of apparel bearing NFL team logos or other intellectual property, and said their argument that he failed to plead a viable relevant...
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