Supreme Court declines to hear arguments about iconic Michael Jordan photo

//Supreme Court declines to hear arguments about iconic Michael Jordan photo

Supreme Court declines to hear arguments about iconic Michael Jordan photo

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up a lawsuit filed against Nike by a New York photographer who snapped an iconic image of Michael Jordan. Jacobus Rentmeester sued Nike in 2015 for copyright infringement. He claimed Nike improperly used a photo he took of Jordan in 1984 as the basis for the Jumpman logo for its Jordan brand. Nike subsequently called the claim "baseless," and noted it "presents exactly the sort of meritless case that motions to dismiss are intended to address." In a…

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By | 2019-03-25T21:51:09+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Sports|

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