The former Wales and Lions winger, Shane Williams, has found that his image is being used by a builder to endorse his business. Mr. Taylor, the owner of TMW Roofline, has been using Mr. Williams’ photos on his van and business website without Mr. Williams’ express permission. Continue reading
Roger Federer is arguably one of the most recognisable and famous tennis players of this generation. Having won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, more than any other male player in history, and holding the world no. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks; his accolades speak for themselves.
For a sports superstar who is naturally publicity-shy and never courts controversy, he has found himself in the middle of an interesting, if not wholly novel, legal predicament. Mr. Federer’s presence extends not only to the courts on which he delivers his breath-taking tennis, but also to the sporting garb worn by the sport’s aficionados all over the world. Having signed with Nike for the majority of his successful career, he had developed, in collaboration with the brand, his most famous ‘RF’ logo – adorned on a variety of Nike’s sporting products. Continue reading
A clothing company based in San Francisco, FAZE Apparel, is suing the popular and successful eSports organisation FaZe Clan over the latter’s use of the word “Faze” on clothing items sold by the eSports team. Continue reading
Over the last few days, reports have emerged that English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has launched a lawsuit against little-known musician Sam Chokri after losing out on royalty payments for his hit song, Shape Of You. Continue reading
Italian football club, AC Milan, has been banned by UEFA from participating in European competitions for a total of one season, due to a breach of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. Continue reading