“Ridin’ on a ‘Cole’ Train:” Former Football Player Sues Over Alleged IP Infringement in Gears of War Video Games

Football player turned wrestler, Lenwood Hamilton, filed suit last month alleging the makers of the video game Gears of War used his likeness to create one of the game’s main characters. The suit, filed in federal court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, names five defendants to include Hamilton’s former business associate, Lester Speight, and…

BOSE Beaten up at Marketing

Last Spring, BOSE replaced Motorola as the official audio equipment sponsor of the NFL. Most importantly, all NFL coaching staff would have to wear BOSE headsets during games. Motorola had been NFL’s sponsor for 13 years, and was said to cash out around $40M/year to earn that right. The NFL refused Motorola’s bid to renew…