April 23, 2020 / 6:52 PM / a month ago

SCOTUS: Willful infringement not required to get profits in trademark cases

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said a trademark owner is not required to prove that an infringer acted willfully to recover profits.

The unanimous decision resolved a split among circuit courts over whether juries and judges can award profits in cases in which a trademark infringer is found to have acted negligently but not willfully.

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