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June 25, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

McAirlaids, Inc. v Kimberly–Clark Corporation McAirlaids sued Kimberly-Clark alleging infringement of its trade dress in certain absorbent goods. The district court concluded the dot pattern claimed as trade dress was functional and granted summary judgment to Kimberly-Clark. The panel vacated … Continue reading

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May 8, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Belk, Inc. v. Meyer Corp. Belk sold Meyer high end cookware then began selling a competitors cookware. Meyer alleged the cookware infringed their trade dress and other intellectual property rights. After trial, a jury agreed and the district court tripled … Continue reading

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