Abdul-Jabbars settle trademark infringement lawsuit out of court

May 1998
Jet;05/18/98, Vol. 93 Issue 25, p50
Reports that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a retired basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers team, and Karim Adbul-Jabbar, running back of the Miami Dolphins football team, reached a settlement in a trademark infringement lawsuit. Controversy over the similarity of the men's names; What terms the parties agreed on; Reference to the name change of the men in accordance to the Muslim faith.


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