CASE COMMENTS: FOREIGN CASELAW - PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT – CLASS ACTION – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

United States : The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decides on the rules of a sports association related to the control of names, images, and likenesses of its athletes (Edward C. O’Bannon / NCAA)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Sport issues continue to fuel antitrust litigation in the United States (see, for example, our Obs. in Concurrences n° 3-2012). A September 30, 2015, decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on a class action lawsuit brought by former and current football and basketball players against the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the governing body of collegiate athletics (Edward C. O'Bannon, Jr. et al. v. NCAA, 2015 WL 5712106 (C.A.9 (Cal.), Sept. 30, 2015). Varsity sport is a very popular industry in the United

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Jean-Christophe Roda, United States : The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decides on the rules of a sports association related to the control of names, images, and likenesses of its athletes (Edward C. O’Bannon / NCAA), 30 September 2015, Concurrences N° 4-2015, Art. N° 76587, p. 230

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