In case you’re wondering why Robert Griffin III is in a big rush to trademark things like “RGIII” and the “Unbelievably Believable” phrase from his Heisman acceptance speech, here’s a handy object lesson as to why. A Jacksonville man is suing the Jaguars for copyright infringement because he claims the team stole his idea for the “three-point stand” tee that kickers use to warm up on the sidelines. He is seeking $5 million.
Of course, in his filing with the court – written by typewriter, by the way – Johnnie Perry misspells words “plaintiff” and “deliver” then encloses a photo of an object that doesn’t actually have three points.
IN 1996 THE THREE POINT STANDS WAS INVENTION THE PALINTIFF INVENTION THE THREE POINT STANDS AND ASK THE DEFENDANTS TO BUY ONE THREE POINT STANDS AND HANDDELEVER TO THE N.F.L. KICKER AND THE TEAM.
I’m no law-talking guy, but this looks like a slam dunk to me. Get out your checkbook, Shahid Khan.