Jordan’s Nike Deal To Be Turned Over In Publicity Rights Trial

Law360, Chicago (August 3, 2015, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Nike Inc. will have to produce an unredacted copy of its endorsement deal with basketball superstar Michael Jordan for attorneys working with Dominick’s Finer Foods LLC to fight a $10 million publicity rights claim, with an Illinois federal judge warning Dominick’s attorneys Monday that they had a week to decide which portions of the sensitive document to introduce at trial.

Michael Jordan is at odds with Dominick’s over an ad featuring Jordan's jersey number, 23, that ran in a 2009 edition of Sports Illustrated commemorating the...
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