Travelers Escapes Part Of Defense Costs In IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2010, 5:37 PM EST) -- A federal judge has found that Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America does not owe a pet products company a duty to defend the early part of a trademark infringement suit over dog training collars.

Magistrate Judge M. Hannah Lauck in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted Travelers partial summary judgment Tuesday, finding that the underlying case was not covered under the advertising injury provisions of Premier Pet Products LLC's insurance policy.

Premier was sued by Multi-Vet Ltd. in April 2008...
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