NBA Star Sues Over 'Greek Freak' Mark On Hoodies, T-Shirts
Law360 (August 9, 2019, 7:07 PM EDT) -- NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo filed suit in New York federal court on Friday against a clothing label for infringing on his "Greek Freak" and "Greek Fr34K" trademarks, both nicknames the athlete said were born of his skill, nationality and jersey number.
The nearly seven-foot-tall Milwaukee Bucks star claims Florida company Viral Style LLC infringed on and counterfeited his trademarks by using them to promote and sell knockoff hoodies and T-shirts. He added that the Florida label's products traded on his fame and MVP bona fides without permission; unfairly competed with his own products, which have made "tens of thousands of dollars";...
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