Venture Fund Sues Ex-Presenters Over Rugby Podcasts

Law360, London (September 9, 2020, 5:03 PM BST) -- A venture capital fund that owns a popular British rugby podcast has sued its three former presenters for carrying on the show after the company fell into administration and was sold, claiming the men did not have permission to use its branding or solicit sponsors.

Greencastle MM LLP has accused Alexander Payne, James Haskell and Michael Tindall in a filing at the High Court of passing themselves off as the faces of the rugby podcast in violation of the company's intellectual property rights.

The venture fund alleged in its Aug. 20 filing, which was recently made public, that it bought the...

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