Cubs File Lawsuit Against Unofficial Mascot Billy the Cub

Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC v. Weier, et al., 14-cv-05507, Northern District of IllinoisPhotograph of Billy the Cub, from Exhibit D of the ComplaintIf you have been to Wrigley Field in the past several years, you may have encountered one of several large bears donning a Cubs helmet and wearing a #78 jersey wandering around... Continue Reading →


James E. Bennett – Inventor of Baseball’s Most Ridiculous Patented Equipment

What is a patent?Long ago, governments recognized that protecting inventors’ efforts was essential to encourage technological advancement but realized that limiting the time in which an inventor had the exclusive right to market their invention served the greater good by preventing the inventor from controlling a useful product forever.  Patents were first granted in Europe in the... Continue Reading →

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