Patagonia v. Anheuser-Busch: A Trademark Dispute Over “Patagonia” is Brewing

Outdoor apparel company Patagonia has sued Anheuser-Busch, Budweiser’s parent company, for trademark infringement over a beer line using the same name. This week, outdoor apparel company Patagonia filed a lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch InBev, Budweiser’s parent company.  Their lawsuit claims that the beer company’s Patagonia beer infringes its trademark in “Patagonia.”  In addition, Patagonia alleges that... Continue Reading →

Thank You, Cierra!

Congrats to our very own Cierra Dillard, as she became the first player in WNBA history to be drafted from UB. The star combo-guard and Rochester native was drafted 20th overall by the Minnesota Lynx in Wednesday’s draft, after leading the Bulls to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA tournament. In her final season, Dillard set... Continue Reading →

Marijuana: The NBA’s Next Frontier?

The expansion of medicinal marijuana, as well as the legalization of recreational marijuana on a state level over the last half decade, has brought with it several consequences. One of these consequences is the need for organizations to make tough decisions regarding whether to allow the use of the drug within their organization once it... Continue Reading →

The AAF’s Relationship with The NFL Was Built to Fail

On Tuesday, the AAF officially suspended operations for the 2019 season. Notwithstanding profitability concerns, the palpable unwillingness of the NFL to support the organization was leaked as a reason for the league’s uncertain future. But AAF’s aspirations of becoming a developmental league were doomed from the start. Every few years a wealthy investor attempts to... Continue Reading →

Robert Quinn might be the new torch-bearer

Late last week Robert Quinn was acquired by the Dallas Cowboys from the Miami Dolphins. The trade may indicate some progress by NFL owners on players' speech. Robert Quinn has been raising his fist during the national anthem since 2016, and after being traded to the Dolphins last year, Quinn told Michael McKnight of SI that... Continue Reading →

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