MLB Star Wants Gold Glove Trademark Suit Struck Out

Law360, New York (January 8, 2013, 8:08 PM EST) -- Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips told a Missouri federal court Monday that a gold-colored baseball glove made for him by Wilson Sporting Goods Co. does not infringe Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. Inc.'s trademarks, urging the court to throw out Rawlings' claims.

Phillips — a three-time Gold Glove Award-winning infielder who is targeted with infringement allegations along with Wilson — said in a motion to dismiss that, while Rawlings may own trademarks in connection with its Gold Glove Award for Major League Baseball's best defensive fielders,...
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