The article discusses the unlicensed competition in the sports fan apparel market. It presents a Note detailing the history and background of trademark law, including its transformation in the modern licensing era. It explains how the transformation has led to the propertization of team logos. It suggests that the use of conspicuous in-store disclaimers should allow for the comeback of unlicensed competition.
League Parity: Bringing Back Unlicensed Competition in the Sports Fan Apparel Market,
Chi.-Kent L. Rev.
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