June 8, 2020 / 10:04 PM / a month ago

Bottom drops out on attorney fee award in 'sippy cup' IP fight

A federal appeals court on Monday vindicated baby products company Munchkin Inc and its lawyers Lathrop GPM, reversing a $1.1 million attorneys’ fee award imposed on them in a fight over the rights to a “sippy cup” design.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a finding that Munchkin unreasonably litigated a patent and trademark infringement case against rival Luv N’ Care Ltd and should cover its attorneys’ fees.

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