Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The Court did not grant any new cases today. On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-661 7th Cir. Jan 13, 2010
May 24, 2010 9-0 Stevens OT 2009

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.

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

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