Atty's Suit Over NBA Merchandise Deal Rejected

Law360, Los Angeles (January 21, 2014, 4:48 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday tossed an entertainment attorney’s suit alleging the maker of insulated cups and the National Basketball Association conspired to destroy a deal he was negotiating, finding the attorney didn’t sufficiently plead his case under the Sherman Antitrust Act.

U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins dismissed attorney Bruce Singman’s suit that claimed Tervis Tumbler Co. and the NBA intentionally interfered with a prospective deal he was striking with the cup maker, in part because he didn’t prove the parties had conspired to...
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