Beware When Using Trademarked Phrase for “Super Bowl Sunday”

“Super Sunday.” “The Big Game.” “Game Day.” There seems to be lots of synonyms for the Super Bowl. But why is everyone so afraid to use the term “Super Bowl”? Thomas H. Vidal, Partner, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP, says the National Football League (NFL) is very aggressive when it comes to enforcing trademark violations…

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High Tax California Means Taxes on Super Bowl Participants

NEW YORK, NY — With Super Bowl 50 approaching, whether players and team staff must pay state “jock tax” is a hot topic. Jock tax is a term coined about the idea that nonresident athletes who travel to a state for professional games, such as the Super Bowl, have to report earnings and pay state…

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