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Jordan settles with Jewel, Dominick's in trademark dispute over ads congratulating Jordan's Hall of Fame induction

Jonathan Bilyk Nov. 23, 2015, 5:01pm

Michael Jordan, Chicago’s greatest basketball player, and two of the region’s iconic grocery brands appear to have settled a legal fight over the allegedly unauthorized use of imagery connected to the basketball legend in advertisements designed to honor Jordan’s induction into the basketball Hall of Fame six years ago.

Judge rejects Jewel’s attempt to end Michael Jordan’s suit over use of identity in commemorative ad

The Cook County Record Jun. 11, 2015, 5:11pm

Judge says Jordan has demonstrated 'concrete injury' caused by Jewel's use of his shoes, No. 23 in ad

Judge rejects Jewel's attempt to end Michael Jordan's suit over use of identity in commemorative ad

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 11, 2015, 12:45pm

Michael Jordan has won permission from a federal judge to move ahead with his lawsuit against supermarket chain Jewel Food Stores over what he alleges is unauthorized use of his identity in an ad the chain ran congratulating him on his Hall of Fame induction in 2009.

Judge tosses antitrust complaints vs. radiological drug company, others accused of rigging Cook County hospital bids

Dan Churney May 29, 2015, 8:55am

Nuclear pharmaceuticals company Triad Isotopes and a group of related defendants, who are being sued in federal court over claims they rigged bids to secure Cook County drug contracts, have succeeded in persuading a judge to dismiss three of seven counts against them.

Man sues two Illinois attorneys for malpractice he claims cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars

Annie Cosby Oct. 29, 2014, 2:11pm


Lawyer adds another layer to ongoing Freed & Weiss dispute; sues accounting firm

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 2, 2014, 11:49am

A lawyer embroiled in a protracted legal fight with a former law partner over the messy dissolution of their erstwhile firm has set his sights on the firm’s accounting firm that happens to employ his former partner's father.In his suit, Eric D. Freed claims a Skokie accounting firm tampered with the law firm's books and denied payments rightfully owed to him, costing him millions of dollars in lost

Seventh Circuit OKs stay of federal suits in ongoing Freed & Weiss dispute pending outcome of state court proceeding

Bethany Krajelis Jun. 25, 2014, 2:31pm