Muhammad Ali TM Owner Sues Fox Over Super Bowl Video

By Diana Novak Jones (October 10, 2017, 1:23 PM EDT) -- The company that owns the rights to the identity of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali hit Fox Broadcasting Co. with a $30 million lawsuit in Illinois federal court on Tuesday, claiming that a promotional video shown before the 2017 Super Bowl used images of Ali and his story without its authorization.

The suit, filed by Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC, claims that Fox's three-minute lead-in to the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots used video footage of the late boxer, audio of his voice and highlights of his life story without permission. Fox could have sold that time to...

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