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Fair use/Copyright Blog and Fantasy Baseball


Who said the law wasn’t fun? See the Fair Use Blog.

Excerpt from one post: Fantasy Baseball 2, Real Baseball Zero:

By Michael Kahn

The Eighth Circuit handed down its much awaited fantasy baseball decision in
CBC Distribution & Marketing, Inc. v. Major League Baseball Advanced Media, L.P., the appeal of the district court’s summary judgment in favor of CBC. CBC had brought a declaratory judgment case in St. Louis to establish its right to use — without license or compensation — the names and statistical information of real major league baseball players in its fantasy baseball products. The players had counterclaimed, maintaining that CBC’s fantasy baseball products violated their rights of publicity.”

Link to the Fair Use Blog, which I found courtesy of Tom Mighell’s Inter-Alia blog, Nov 13th post.

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