Jay-Z's Roc Nation Seeks To Escape Dez Bryant Branding Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 30, 2015, 9:21 PM EDT) -- Jay-Z’s Roc Nation LLC took a swing at a Florida-based sports marketing firm’s accusations it poached star Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant from its roster, saying Tuesday that the suit didn’t directly allege the rapper’s entertainment company did anything wrong.

Roc Nation Sports took over Bryant’s branding and merchandising in November. Official Brands Inc. accused Roc Nation and Roc Nation Sports LLC of ruining its relationship with the wide receiver and blocking sweet endorsement deals to persuade Bryant to leave the Florida-based company for greener pastures, according to its suit filed in Texas state court in April.

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