Withers' Deborah Greaves, Michael Rueda and Paolo Macchi article featured in Sports Litigation Alert

Article 02 April 2021 Experience: Corporate

The article, titled, ‘Two Soccer Clubs Fight It Out in Trademark Dispute,’ was published in Sports Litigation Alert on March 26, 2021. To view the full article, please click here.

Withers partners, Deborah Greaves and Michael Rueda, and senior associate, Paolo Macchi authored an piece featured in Sports Litigation Alert, analyzing the trademark dispute between Italian Serie A football club Inter Milano and an MLS club, Inter Miami.

The article describes the battle between the two organizations over the registration of the trademark ‘INTER’, and the significant rights that are at stake for both organizations. Despite the longstanding battle of this case, the authors believe a decision on this claim will be expected in early 2022 and the significance of the rights at stake may lead to appeals to the Federal Circuit.