Federal Judge Amends Sanction Order But Denies Dismissal Of Patent Dispute

(May 12, 2016, 10:49 AM EDT) -- MINNEAPOLIS — Three nonparties in a patent infringement action won relief from a contempt order on May 10, when a Minnesota federal judge found that the trio did not have actual notice of an earlier order granting injunctive relief and subsequent $5,000-per-day sanction for violations of the injunction (Core Distribution Inc. v. Xtreme Power USA Inc., No. 15-1547, D. Minn.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 62128).

(Decision available. Document #16-160516-014Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Donovan Frank of the District of Minnesota, however, corporate defendant Xtreme Power USA...
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