Ohio Federal Judge Enters Default, Awards Trebled Damages On Design Patent Claims

(July 15, 2016, 9:12 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A retailer on the online auction website eBay was ordered by an Ohio federal judge on July 12 to pay The Gillette Co. $55,047.42 trebled in damages in connection with allegations of trademark and design patent infringement (The Gillette Company v. Save and Discount LLC, No. 15-635, S.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90925).

(Decision available. Document #16-160718-021Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Timothy S. Black of the Southern District of Ohio, Gillette is entitled to the award given the willfulness of defendant Save and...
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