BCBG Sanctioned In Urban Outfitters' Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (June 15, 2010, 11:27 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has awarded Urban Outfitters Inc. $5,000 in sanctions on top of $1.34 million in attorneys' fees in its suit alleging BCBG Max Azria Group Inc. infringed its “Free People” mark, finding that the defendant dragged the litigation on for too long.

Judge Michael M. Baylson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted the Urban Outfitters' request for attorneys' fees and sanctions Monday.

“With respect, the judge just got it wrong,” said M. Kelly Tillery of Pepper Hamilton LLP,...
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