Soccer Charity Says Bid To DQ Quinn Emanuel A Distraction

Law360 (April 26, 2019, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A soccer charity is pushing back on a bid to disqualify Quinn Emanuel from a trademark dispute against the U.S. Soccer Federation, calling the request a baseless distraction.

The move to disqualify Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP comes in a suit by the charity, called the U.S. Soccer Federation Foundation Inc., which is aiming to prove it can legally use the name after USSF pushed the charity to give it up in November.

Robert L. Raskopf of Quinn Emanuel previously represented USSF nearly 40 years ago in registering a different set of trademarks, which did not give him any confidential...

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