4th Circuit: Failure To Assert Rule Post-Verdict Dooms Sufficiency Challenge

4th Circuit: Failure To Assert Rule Post-Verdict Dooms Sufficiency Challenge

RICHMOND, Va. - A jury award for infringement of trade dress in the marketing of cookware, including treble damages of $1.2 million, was affirmed May 8 by the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals based on the losing party's failure to challenge the sufficiency of the evidence post-verdict under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 50(b) (Belk Incorporated v. Meyer Corporation, No. 10-1664, 4th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 9319).

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