Mealey's Insurance - 9th Circuit: Prior Publication Exclusion Bars Coverage Of 'StreetSurfer' Dispute

Mealey's Insurance - 9th Circuit: Prior Publication Exclusion Bars Coverage Of 'StreetSurfer' Dispute

PASADENA, Calif. - The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 10 affirmed a lower federal court's ruling that an insurance policy's prior publication exclusion bars coverage for underlying claims that the insured infringed on the claimant's use of the "StreetSurfer" trademark to market his skateboards (Street Surfing LLC v. Great American E&S Insurance Co., No. 12-55351, 9th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 10737).

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