Disgorgement in a noncomparative false advertising case: doctrinal drift? https://t.co/T60oWVrMiU
— Rebecca Tushnet (@rtushnet) December 10, 2021
Footnote two is a contender for funniest Supreme Court footnote this term.
Kirtsaeng bought low-cost foreign edition textbooks in Thailand and resold them to students in the U.S. In 2013 the Supreme Court held that Kirtsaeng could invoke the Copyright Act’s “first-sale doctrine,” 17 U.S.C. 109(a), as a defense to the publisher’s…
Start with a famous mark such as ROLL ROYCE, have defendant copy it, have defendant not show up, have two plaintiffs awarded $1 million each.
Decision Rolls Royce Default
How Motorola was awarded $2,508,703.31 in damages in a counterfeiting case in the Southern District of NY. Discussion of statutory damages and analysis of legal fees.
Decision Motorola Damages…
This is an excerpt from the verdict (see below). A ‘yes’ check indicates that the jury found for Adidas.
There were approximately 290 different models of striped sneakers involved in the Adidas case. In a quick scan I only saw one model that the jury didnt’ find to be infringing. This verdict clearly suggests that Adidas ‘ trademark rights extend to two stripes and four stripes with varying placement on the shoe.