Federal Circuit Reverses Dismissal Of Copyright, Patent, Trademark Case

(March 15, 2016, 11:37 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Illinois federal judge improperly dismissed, on forum non conveniens grounds, an intellectual property dispute over furniture designs, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled March 14 (Halo Creative & Design Ltd., et al. v. Comptoir Des Indes Inc., et al., No. 15-1375, Fed. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 4615).

(Decision available. Document #16-160321-013Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Timothy B. Dyk, Haldane Robert Mayer and Todd M. Hughes, although appellees Comptoir Des Indes Inc. and David Ouakine maintained...
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