NBA Star Drops Trademark Case Over 'Greek Freak' Nickname

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 4:37 PM EDT) -- NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has reached a settlement to end a trademark lawsuit he filed last month in New York federal court over a line of unauthorized merchandise featuring his "Greek Freak" nickname.

A federal judge ordered the case dismissed on Friday, saying she had been "informed that the parties have reached a settlement in this case." No details of the settlement were publicly disclosed, and attorneys for both sides did not immediately return a request for comment Monday.

Antetokounmpo, the reigning NBA MVP, sued in early July, accusing Pennsylvania artist Jinder Bhogal of selling a "Greek Freak" collection of T-shirts...

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