By Matthew R. Macaluso of Keller Macaluso LLC
Michael Jordan won a battle to protect his brand and was awarded an $8.9 million verdict against a Chicago-based grocery chain. The chain used his name to promote a product in an ad without his permission. The verdict was handed down on Friday, August 21 in Chicago. Read more about the case here.
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