Supreme Court Asked To Nix NFL Antitrust Ruling

Law360, New York (September 28, 2009, 5:47 PM EDT) -- In an amicus brief the American Antitrust Institute and the Consumer Federation of America have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling that essentially blocks the NFL from antitrust scrutiny over an exclusive licensing deal for hats and other products bearing football team logos.

The Supreme Court has agreed to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that the NFL's grant of an exclusive license to Reebok International Ltd. to market team logo hats was not...
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