NY Jets' Rival Can't Protect 'Ultimate Fan' Mark

Law360, Los Angeles (May 31, 2013, 2:16 PM EDT) -- New York Jets LLC scored a win Thursday when a Louisiana federal judge ruled that a sports marketing company no longer owned the trademark to “Ultimate Fan,” which it had claimed was nearly identical to the label the team has used in applications on social networking sites including Facebook.

In a two-page order, U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo of the Eastern District of Louisiana granted the Jets' motion for summary judgment “to the extent that the 'Ultimate Fan' mark has been abandoned and plaintiff [Action...
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