High Court To Hear NFL Licensing Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case over whether the NFL's exclusive licensing agreement with Reebok International Ltd. for caps violates federal antitrust laws, rejecting the advice of the U.S. solicitor general, who recommended that the court not grant cert in the case.

The high court decided Monday to review an August ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that the league, its teams, NFL Properties LLC and Reebok did not violate the Sherman Act by entering into the...
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