Ravens QB Lamar Jackson sues Amazon for sale of unlicensed merchandise

Prince J. Grimes
NBC Sports Washington

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com on Wednesday, claiming the site facilitates the sale of unlicensed merchandise using his likeness.

According to the suit, Amazon allows and promotes the sale of items related to Jackson, including merchandise with slogans like "Not bad for a running back," "Lamarvelous" and "Action Jackson."

The lawsuit also states that "significant damage" has been done to Jackson's brand and own merchandise company, Era8Apparel.

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Jackson, the 2019 NFL MVP, has asked that the court require Amazon count sales it generated from merchandise that features Jackson's name, image or likeness and ban the website from offering such items without authorization. Jackson is also seeking compensation he feels Amazon inflicted upon him and his company.

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