Bloomberg Law
Feb. 21, 2020, 5:31 PM

Jack Nicklaus’ Company Settles Swing Trainer Maker Image Suit

Kyle Jahner
Kyle Jahner
IP Reporter

Jack Nicklaus’ company settled an image rights and trademark suit against golf swing trainer seller PowerPro Sports LLC a month after filing it.

PowerPro Sports agreed to stop its unauthorized use of Nicklaus’ likeness and trademarks and to pay $15,000 to cover litigation costs, according to an agreement filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Nicklaus Companies LLC agreed to drop the case and not pursue further litigation against PowerPro Sports for any past violations.

The court declined to approve the deal immediately Friday. A judge said the parties needed to point to what ...

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