MLB Unit Hit With $2M NY Jury Verdict In App-Licensing Fight
Law360 (June 23, 2021, 8:19 PM EDT) -- A New York state jury slapped Major League Baseball's media arm Monday with a $2 million verdict in long-running litigation, which alleged the league wrongly gave two different software developers the rights to build the same in-game predictions app.
Counsel for Sports Technology Applications Inc. told Law360 that the jury sided with the company following a trial over its soured $5 million licensing agreement with MLB Advanced Media LP, which allowed it to market an MLB-branded app for baseball fans to make play-by-play predictions during games.
STA said it was awarded $1 million in damages on claims that MLBAM fraudulently failed to disclose...
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