Trademark Counterclaim Survives Motion In New Jersey Federal Litigation
Mealey's (September 23, 2016, 12:46 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — Counterclaims of contributory copyright infringement were rejected Sept. 22 by a New Jersey federal judge as barred by the economic loss doctrine because the allegations giving rise to the counterclaim are not “separate and distinct” from a related breach of contract counterclaim (Air Express International d/b/a DHL Global Forwarding Corporation v. LOG-NET Inc., No. 12-1732, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129409).
(Decision available. Document #16-161003-010Z.)
U.S. Judge Michael A. Shipp of the District of New Jersey denied plaintiff Air Express International, doing...