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The Seventh Circuit Affirms a Pleading Error to the Tune of $5 Million

BY: Michael Kolcun | June 5, 2019

Despite winning a trademark infringement lawsuit, the Seventh Circuit held the plaintiff was not entitled to almost $5 million in additional damages because it incorrectly included the main defendant’s corporate divisions as separate parties. In Barrington Music Products, Inc. v. Music & Arts Center, et al., Barrington alleged Guitar Center infringed its “Vento” trademark by … Continue reading