Ring: Trevor Bauer, fame, and the right of publicity

From Sheryl Ring at FanGraphs on August 23, 2018:

It didn’t get nearly as much press coverage as fake news tweets about CIA nanites, but back in June, injured Indians hurler Trevor Bauer filed a lawsuit against a company called Top Velocity, LLC, alleging that Top Velocity and its owner, Brett Pourciau, illegally used his license in violation of federal, Texas, and Louisiana law. You can read his Complaint here.

There’s a lot to unpack. Remember that this is, as always, a simplified overview: don’t go practicing law or filing lawsuits based on what you see here.

Read the full article here: https://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/trevor-bauer-fame-and-the-right-of-publicity/

Originally published: August 24, 2018. Last Updated: August 24, 2018.