Patriots Champ Fights Copyright Battle Over 'Dream House'

Law360 (October 30, 2018, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A retired New England Patriots linebacker with three Super Bowl rings turned up in Boston federal court Tuesday to hear heated arguments in his lawsuit against a building company that allegedly blew off constructing his dream house, infringed his copyright for the design and then made a deal to sell the place to someone else.

Matt Chatham, who played for the Pats from 2000 to 2005, says he designed the plans himself on an iPad app for a "dream home" in Wrentham, Massachusetts, for himself, his wife, Erin, and their two children. He alleges that developer Canterbury Ventures LLC caused construction...

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