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Editor's Note :

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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

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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