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SportReport: Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over 'Klaw' logo copyright

02:40  04 june  2019
02:40  04 june  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Leonard used to have a deal with Nike ’s Jordan brand before leaving the company to sign with New Balance in 2018. The Business Journal acquired a copy of the lawsuit that was filed in Southern California on Monday. In the suit, Leonard claims that Nike "falsely” claimed that it designed the logo

Kawhi Leonard sported the " Klaw " logo on apparel during the NBA Finals. (Reuters). A month after Kawhi Leonard sued Nike for allegedly copyrighting the “ Klaw ” logo without his consent, the apparel company has countersued the reigning NBA Finals MVP for allegedly using a design it created and

Report: Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over 'Klaw' logo copyright© Provided by Oath Inc. Kawhi Leonard (Getty) Kawhi Leonard has filed a federal lawsuit against Nike, claiming the apparel company copyrighted a logo that he designed without his consent, The Portland Business Journal reports.

Leonard used to have a deal with Nike’s Jordan brand before leaving the company to sign with New Balance in 2018.

The Business Journal acquired a copy of the lawsuit that was filed in Southern California on Monday.

In the suit, Leonard claims that Nike "falsely” claimed that it designed the logo in its copyright registration, according to the report.

Nike did not respond to the Business Journal’s request for comment.

Report: Leonard has purchased property in Toronto

Report: Leonard has purchased property in Toronto Kawhi Leonard has enjoyed tremendous success in his first season with the Toronto Raptors and is the main reason the team is just three wins away from capturing a title. That has led many to wonder if he will stick around beyond this year. As of now, there seems to be plenty of reason for optimism. Michael Landsberg of TSN 1050 in Toronto said Monday that he has been told by multiple sources that Leonard purchased property in Toronto. While pro athletes have real estate all over for investment purposes, Leonard buying property in Toronto seems more significant than if he bought some place like, say, Miami.

Kawhi Leonard has reportedly sued Nike over a copyright to the " Klaw " logo .

Kawhi Leonard is suing Nike over his " Klaw " logo claiming he drew the symbol himself -- and saying the footwear giant has NO right to copyright it. It's all in a new lawsuit filed by the Toronto Raptors superstar in which he says the famous logo of a "K," an "L" and his jersey number actually

The New York Times reported last week that the Los Angeles Clippers are looking into purchasing the log that’s still owned by Nike in an attempt to lure the Toronto Raptors star in free agency.

Leonard is in the midst of playing in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors tied the series at 1-1 with Sunday’s Game 2 win in Toronto. The series resumes on Wednesday at Golden State.

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