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First Circuit, as a Matter of First Impression, Addresses Plaintiff’s Burden for Proving Willfulness of Trademark Infringement

Guitarist Esteban and Home Shopping Network Survive Fishman Transducers' Trademark Lawsuit In late 2006, the Home Shopping Network (HSN) sold about 70,000 "Esteban" guitars that it inaccurately identified as containing Fishman guitar "pickups." Fishman sued for trademark infringement...

$185 Million Patent Verdict Holds Up as Supreme Court Refuses to Address Joint-Inventor Question

The Supreme Court yesterday refused to review a patent case that resulted in a $185 million jury verdict for catheter maker, C.R. Bard Inc . W.L. Gore & Assocs. v. C.R. Bard , 2013 U.S. LEXIS 626 (U.S. 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. The patent involved prosthetic...