6th Circuit: Enforcement Of Stay Would Permit Debtor To Infringe Trademark

6th Circuit: Enforcement Of Stay Would Permit Debtor To Infringe Trademark

CINCINNATI - A panel of the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 5 ruled that the automatic stay in a personal bankruptcy did not apply to an underlying trademark infringement case that was pending because granting the stay would permit the debtor to continue committing the tort of infringement (Dominic's Restaurant of Dayton Inc. v. Christie L. Mantia, et al,  No. 10-3376, Chapter 13, 6th Cir. 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 13665).

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