Trademark Counterclaim Survives Motion In Software Copyright Federal Litigation

(October 19, 2016, 12:02 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...
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