Bloomberg Law
March 2, 2023, 6:51 PM

NFL, Raiders Sued After Threat Over Silver & Black Jersey in Ad

Kyle Jahner
Kyle Jahner
IP Reporter

The NFL and the Las Vegas Raiders threatened unwarranted legal action over an advertisement featuring one of its players wearing silver and black, a Las Vegas law firm told a Nevada federal court.

Dimopoulos Law Firm’s commercial shows Raiders star Maxx Crosby wearing the NFL team’s colors but no team insignia, according to a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Nevada. The NFL sent a cease-and-desist letter threatening “heightened legal penalties” against the firm, which claims it has used the colors since 2012, the compliant from Steve Dimopoulos LLC said.

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