Golfer Daly Sues Hippo To Collect $1.5M IP Judgment

Law360, New York (May 5, 2011, 2:08 PM EDT) -- Pro golfer John Daly filed suit against Hippo Golf Co. Inc. on Wednesday in California federal court, seeking to enforce a $1.5 million judgment that Daly obtained against the company in a trademark case in a Florida court in 2009.

In 2009, the Florida court granted Daly summary judgment that Hippo, with which he previously had an endorsement deal, illegally continued using his name and likeness on its website after the deal ended.

"The court finds that the website uses Daly’s name and likeness to directly...
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Case Title

Daly et al v. Hippo Golf Company, Inc.


Case Number

3:11-cv-00966

Court

California Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Recovery/Enforcement

Judge

Janis L. Sammartino

Date Filed

May 4, 2011

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