It is not often we hear about a star athlete embroiled in a legal dispute with his own mom, but that’s the case with Luka Doncic and his mother, Mirjam Poterbin.
Doncic confirmed to longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein that he filed a petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office regarding cancelling the “LUKA DONCIC 7” trademark, which is controlled by his mother and which she has refused to give up.
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“I have a lot to look forward to as I continue to grow as a player and a person and it’s important to me to control my own brand and focus on giving back to my communities,” Doncic told Stein, who publishes The Stein Line on Substack, in a statement.
Doncic gave his mother permission to register his name as a trademark during…