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Intellectual Property – Corporate Identity Theft – Attorney’s Fees (access required)

Under the 4th Circuit’s “somewhat higher” standard for awarding attorney’s fees for “exceptional” trademark and anti-cybersquatting violations, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says defendants’ intentional, deliberate and bad-faith conduct support an award of attorney’s fees, in addition to statutory damages of $20,000 under 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d). In April 2008, plaintiff sued defendants for various trademark ...