Lamar Jackson sues Amazon over third-party sales

Ravens quarterback and 2019 NFL MVP Lamar Jackson has submitted a federal lawsuit towards Amazon.com. In accordance to Childs Walker of the Baltimore Sunshine, Jackson statements the on the net retail web-site has permitted third-social gathering sellers to post merchandise that bear Jackson’s likeness and capture phrases without his permission.

A assertion unveiled on Thursday by the Florida-centered legislation firm Ritter Chusid, LLP, which represents Jackson, reads, “Amazon is deliberately attempting to confuse and deceive the general public that the infringing products are affiliated or endorsed by Lamar Jackson as aside [sic] of his brand name to commercially exploit Lamar’s celebrity and notoriety for important earnings, when in truth, they have no consent, or license with Lamar or the Nationwide Soccer League to use Lamar’s publicity legal rights.”