By Jerry Sullivan
October 12, 2018
“Thomas Speiss specializes in intellectual property at Stradling’s office in Santa Monica, so he knows the value of a good logo, a subject that came up just hours before the world learned Alex Spanos, longtime patriarch of the Los Angeles Chargers, passed away last week at the age of 95. Speiss is as much a sports fan as a lawyer, and he’s gravitated toward the Chargers since they landed as the second pro football team to set up shop here after a 22-year drought. He’s attracted in part by the Chargers’ bolt logo – but even more so by the team’s offbeat move to play in Anschutz Entertainment Group’s StubHub Center in Carson for a few seasons before becoming tenants of Rams’ owner Stan Kroenke in Inglewood. Count Speiss among the fans forging a connection with the Chargers thanks to the intimacy of the 27,000-seat StubHub Center, where they can hear players woofing from 30 rows up….”
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