Alabama football coach Nick Saban was at the White House celebrating team victory This kind of week when he told Breitbart News of which a copyright challenge via LeBron James will not keep Alabama via publishing its barbershop interview web series.
While standing outside the White House West Wing alongside three Alabama players, Saban was asked whether if James’s grievance will cause him to stop filming his barbershop videos.
“Not at all,” replied Saban who added of which they aren’t going to do anything illegal.
“I’m very respectful of LeBron James along with the player of which he is actually along with any rights of which he has, we certainly don’t want to violate any,” said Saban. He then qualified of which by saying of which they want to continue to have their opportunity.
Forbes writer Thomas Baker suggested of which James’ cease along with desist letter may have served more to elevate attention to the Alabama series than to halt the idea as the letter spurred an article by ESPN.
While initially entitled “Shop Talk,” similar to James’ “The Shop,” the Alabama series was renamed “Bama Cuts,” according to Forbes. Bama Cuts is actually the name of the actual barbershop of which Alabama opened in their own Mal M. Moore athletic facility earlier This kind of year.
ESPN published a portion of the letter sent to Alabama via UNINTERRUPTED, James’ co-founded media platform. the idea read, in part, “Your continued exploitation of ‘Shop Talk’ infringes ‘UNINTERRUPTED’s’ copyright, trademark rights along with various other valuable intellectual property rights in ‘The Shop’ along with significantly damages ‘UNINTERRUPTED’s’ commercial prospects for ‘The Shop.’”
The first episode of “The Shop” garnered around 4 million views between UNINTERRUPTED’s website along with ESPN’s YouTube channel.
Alabama published its second episode of “Bama Cuts” the web series just This kind of past week. A third installment is actually set to Discharge on April 18. The series features former Alabama players along with at times, Coach Saban.
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