Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright

In this Sept. 29, 2009 file photo, a pedestrian runs past the famous Nike Air Jordan logo in front of the Niketown store in downtown Portland, Ore.  A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable “Jumpman Logo.”  The lawsuit, filed in federal court on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, seeks unspecified monetary damages based on profits attributable to the infringement on the copyright. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes.

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Final pool of prospective jurors expected in Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to settle on a final pool of several dozen prospective jurors.

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Jury resumes deliberations in Bosnian war crimes case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A federal jury is considering the case of a Vermont man accused of committing war crimes in Bosnia 21 years ago and then lying to U.S. immigration authorities about it.

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Texas judge rules against Longhorns coach in OSU dispute

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by University of Texas assistant Joe Wickline over a contract dispute with his former team, Oklahoma State.

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Woman doesn’t remember alleged rape; prosecution rests

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The alleged victim of rape by Vanderbilt University football players testified during their trial Thursday that she has no recollection of being sexually assaulted.

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