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Defendant Gets Costs, But No Lawyer Fees (access required)

After awarding summary judgment to defendant in plaintiff’s suit for federal trade dress infringement and unfair competition under the Lanham Act, a Roanoke U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and awards defendant cost of $14,551.79, but denies an ...

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Court Denies Bias Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge denies plaintiff’s motion to compel discovery responses for detailed information on 11 identified employees of defendant, and orders plaintiff to respond to defendant’s motion for summary judgment. Defendant contends the 11 individuals named ...

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Too Late for New RICO Plaintiffs, Court Says (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court denies plaintiff company’s motion to allow two individuals to intervene in plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant committed acts that violated the civil racketeering statute, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1962 and 1964; although intervention would be proper under ...

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