5th Circuit: Sanctions Not Warranted In Longstanding Trademark Case
(August 17, 2016, 1:34 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Allegations by myriad plaintiffs that a trademark and patent infringement defendant committed violations of the civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act were “creative” but not “ridiculous,” the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 15 (Southern Snow Manufacturing Company, et al. v. SnoWizard Inc., No. 15-30393, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14977).
(Decision available. Document #16-160906-005Z.)
To that end, according to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Jennifer Walker Elrod, James E. Graves Jr. and Gregg J. Costa, a Louisiana...