In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko continues to dig deeper into the Topps lawsuit against Leaf. In Part 2, he analyzes the trademark portion of the case, looking at possible arguments for both sides.
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Blowout Cards has brought suit against Upper Deck in connection with the company’s new distribution model that, the online retailer claims, limits competition.
In what is possibly the strangest lawsuit to hit the hobby, Upper Deck is suing itself. Upper Deck International is taking legal action against Upper Deck in connection with the counterfeiting of Yu-Gi-Oh cards.
Exclusive cards, hobby networking, giveaways and deals were among the many highlights of the 2011 National.
The Cleveland Indians field a really young team, after just calling up Lonnie Chisenhall on June 27 to play third, and Jason Kipnis on July 21 to play second. And one mustn’t forget their future pitching ace, Drew Pomeranz. Although Chisenhall is batting .259 in the majors, he’s young (22) and will improve. Also, while […]
Headed to the National? You’d better have a game plan. Here’s our survival guide to the biggest sports card and memorabilia show of the year.
Looking at the hottest prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals system and their key cards.
Topps and Panini are among the 12 companies being accused of infringing on a patent for electronic trading cards.
Guessing new trading card sets and products can be fun. But there’s information available to the public that can make the search more reliable. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko describes how to use trademarks and patents to get hints at new products.
We rank the top 10 rookies for the 2011 season based on their hobby potential.
2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions is filled with interesting and unique cards. We count down the 10 most memorable autograph cards in the set based on appearance.
As a collector, one of the most daunting undertakings you can face is relocating your precious accumulation of cardboard and memorabilia treasures to a new address. While some of what is detailed below might seem rudimentary, it’s often the simple and obvious details that make the difference between a successful move and a painful headache. […]
With a lot of cards selling at less than ten percent of their book value, it’s nice to come across a set that has held its value and even exceeds published values regularly. My undervalued set of the month is 1995 Action Packed Hall of Fame Basketball Autographs. Originally available through redemption, this set consists […]
In March, Upper Deck announced a new distribution program. Sounds boring, right? Once you look beyond the legalese, you’ll see that Upper Deck might have just declared war against the Internet. Stick with me for a bit. It’s important because it could affect prices of Upper Deck cards. And I’ll translate the legalese, so don’t […]
Two of the most popular online sources for trading card and memorabilia information, The Cardboard Connection and Card Corner Club, finalized an agreement that will have the Card Corner Club merge into The Cardboard Connection.
Part Two This is the conclusion to the “The Top Names for Collectors to Know in the NBA Draft (Part One).” Part one can be found here. Brandon Knight Kentucky Wildcats, Freshman Age: 19 Knight is another “one and done” player that Kentucky coach, John Calipari, is famous for producing. If it were not for […]
I am an avid Illini fan, and was lucky enough to live in Missouri in 2005 when Illinois played North Carolina in the NCAA Finals in St. Louis. Needles to say, I was swept up in the Illini fervor and wanted something to immortalize the time. After walking out of the Illini’s practice session, I […]