California Class Action Involving College Athletes Seeking Royalties Allowed to Proceed

Plaintiffs recently won a significant victory in the pending anti-trust lawsuit brought against the NCAA, Collegiate Licensing Company and EA Sports when a federal judge rejected the NCCA’s early challenge to the litigation proceeding as a class action. The lawsuit seeks damages for use by the NCAA, its sports’ marketing company and EA sports for the use of college athletes’ likenesses, images and names on television and in video games. While the ruling did not authorize certification as a class... Read More