Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-661 7th Cir. Jan 13, 2010
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May 24, 2010 9-0 Stevens OT 2009
 
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Holding: The NFL's team joint licensing of the use of trademarks on clothing and other consumer goods may be challenged under the Sherman Antitrust Act's section 1.

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Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on May 24, 2010.

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