NFL Released From Ravens Logo Copyright Dispute

Law360, New York (April 4, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge on Thursday pared the National Football League Properties Inc. from a copyright suit brought by the designer of the Baltimore Ravens' old “Flying B” logo, finding that the NFL’s merchandising arm didn’t license the logo for use in video games.

U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis ruled that the NFLP has presented evidence that it didn’t license fellow defendant Electronic Arts Inc. or anyone else to use the old “Flying B” logo in various “Madden” NFL games for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360...
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