DraftKings, FanDuel Blast Student-Athlete Appeal In IP Row

Law360, New York (January 17, 2018, 8:33 PM EST) -- DraftKings and FanDuel urged the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday to shut down a bid by student-athletes to block the fantasy leagues from using the players' names and likenesses, arguing that an Indiana law clearly allows the practice.

The two fantasy-sports services filed their opening brief in the Seventh Circuit in response to an appeal brought late last year by a group of college athletes angry that their names and likenesses are being used in online contests. The athletes accused the companies of violating Indiana's right-of-publicity statute,...
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Akeem Daniels, et al v. Fanduel, Inc., et al


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17-3051

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Appellate - 7th Circuit

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3380 Other Personal Property Damage

Date Filed

October 5, 2017

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