The NBA has seen a number of individuals shape the liberties that current players enjoy. For example: Former Seattle Supersonic turned Phoenix Sun big man, Tom Chambers, gave rise to unrestricted free agency. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf asserted his right to maintain his personal beliefs regarding the ongoing war(s) when he covered his eyes during the National Anthem Ed … [Read more...] about Euro-stepping the NBA’s age-requirement: Will LaMelo Ball set a blueprint on how to manage the NBA’s age-limit?
LeBron James applied for a trademark through the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) this past summer. Typically, trademarks are sought for the exclusive use of a name, image, term, etc., but in James’ case he was more interested in protecting himself from litigation as a spokesman stated “[t]he filing was to protect the company from potential lawsuits should … [Read more...] about What’s In A Name? The NBA’s notable history of trademarks