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Opening Day Read: Baseball Mascots and the Law

Just in time for Opening Day 2017, Attorney Christian H. Brill and Prof. Howard W. Brill have published a comprehensive examination of legal disputes involving mascots and America’s national pastime.

“Baseball Mascots and the Law” discusses a variety of legal questions involving mascots, such as:

  1. Can a Dayton Dragons fan sue if she was distracted by a mascot’s performance when she was injured by a foul ball?

  2. Do the actions of an “unofficial mascot” tarnish the protected trademarks of the Chicago Cubs?

  3. Can a Pittsburgh Pirates mascot be fired for disparaging comments posted on social media?

  4. Does the arrest of protestors burning a Cleveland Indians mascot effigyviolate free speech rights?

Originally presented at the 27th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, the article covers such areas of law as tort law, intellectual property law, and employment law.

The entire article is available from the Kansas Law Review.

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