The Chicago Cubs filed a lawsuit Friday against a group of people who have allegedly been wearing a fake Cubs mascot outfit around Wrigley Field.
The mascot is a bear wearing a Cubs jersey and Cubs hat. It’s name on the jersey is “Billy Cub.”
According to the lawsuit, John Paul Weier has been promoting the Billy Cub character through websites and social media accounts and he has sold merchandise related to the fake mascot.
The suit charges the Weiers with trademark infringement, deceptive trade practices, injury to the Cubs’ reputation and unfair competition.