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multi-million dollar award for trade secret theft & false advertising of “local” origin

Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. v. Sycamore, 2018 WL 1578115, No. 13-cv-00749-DN-DBP (D. Utah Mar. 29, 2018) A relatively large trade secret/false advertising verdict in this case.  Bimbo prevailed at trial on its trade secret claim that Sycamore revealed Bimbo Bakeries’ … Continue reading

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Lost goodwill isn’t irreparable harm without more specifics, court says

Alfasigma USA, Inc. v. Nivagen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., No. 17-cv-01974-MCE-GGH, 2018 WL 1567820 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 30, 2018) The parties make “medical foods,” which are intended to be used under a doctor’s supervision; subscriptions for their use are common though not … Continue reading

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Redbox’s claims miss release window for injunctive relief

Redbox Automated Retail, LLC v. Xpress Retail LLC, 2018 WL 1240345, No.17 C 5596 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 9, 2018) The parties compete in the market for DVD rental services through automated vending machines called kiosks. “In early 2016, Redbox learned … Continue reading

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Zazzle injunction reversed: irreparable harm is hard to show

Greg Young Pub’g, Inc. v. Zazzle, Inc., No. 16-cv-04587 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 8, 2018) After a jury trial finding Zazzle liable for copyright infringement for producing goods with user-uploaded images, the court granted a preliminary injunction. Here, it vacates that … Continue reading

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Another IP plaintiff fails to show irreparable harm (false advertising/trade secret)

Impax Media Inc. v. Northeast Advertising Corp., No. 17 Civ. 8272, 2018 WL 358284 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 10, 2018) Impax, which provides digital video screens that show ads (mostly in supermarkets), sought to enjoin defendants (AdCorp) from competing with Impax by … Continue reading

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Sazerac will pay fees for its buffalo stance

Sazerac Company, Inc. v. Fetzer Vineyards, Inc., 2017 WL 6059271, No. 15-cv-04618 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 7, 2017) The court here awards defendants its fees for proceeding past summary judgment in this trademark infringement case. “This was an exceptionally weak case,” … Continue reading

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Court says shoo to Scat’s infringement claim against Dodge

Scat Enterprises, Inc. v. FCA US LLC, 2017 WL 5896182, No. CV 14-7995 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 8, 2017) Scat, a maker of aftermarket car parts, sued over FCA’s use of “Scat Pack” in connection with its Dodge Challenger and Dodge … Continue reading

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