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China firm sues Michael Jordan for $8m

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A Chinese sportswear firm sued by Michael Jordan over unauthorised use of his name has countersued the retired NBA superstar for $8.0 million for hurting its reputation, state media said Wednesday. 

Michael Jordan speaks at the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Gala in Las Vegas on April 5, 2013. A Chinese sportswear firm sued by Jordan over unauthorised use of his name has countersued the NBA star for $8 mn for hurting its reputation, state media said Wednesday.

Jordan's original lawsuit against Qiaodan last year alleged the firm deliberately misled Chinese consumers about its ties to the six-time NBA champion. Jordan said he was taking action to preserve ownership of his name and brand.

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