9th Circuit Reverses No-Coverage Ruling In Suit Arising From Trademark Dispute
Mealey's (May 3, 2016, 9:41 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on May 2 found that because an insurance policy’s declarations certificate was facially ambiguous as to which entities were insured, a federal district court should have considered extrinsic evidence when ruling on whether the insurer had a duty to defend against an underlying trademark dispute, reversing and remanding (Premier Pools Management Corp. v. Colony Insurance Corp., No. 14-15902, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7916).
(Opinion available. Document #13-160505-014Z.)
Premier Pools Management Corp. sued Colony Insurance...