Selective Insurance Co. of America is not obligated to provide defense in a trademark infringement suit filed by a lighting company because its policy covered only slogan infringement, an appeals court said Thursday in upholding a lower-court ruling.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a Pennington County deputy who shot and killed a man five years ago is not immune from a wrongful-death lawsuit. Deputy David Olson sought to have the case dismissed, claiming he was a public employee and thus immune from prosecution.
Some trademark issues decided by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board can't be relitigated in a federal infringement lawsuit, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. In a 7-2 opinion , the U.S. Supreme Court said unchallenged TTAB findings have preclusive effect in federal infringement suits if issues in the two proceedings are nearly identical, and ot […]
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