Clearwire Beats Sony Injunction Bid In Logo IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 14, 2011, 4:36 PM EST) -- Broadband provider Clearwire Corp. has beaten Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB’s bid for a preliminary injunction in an infringement and unfair competition suit over the use of a circular logo.

Clearwire on Friday won the support of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, defeating a preliminary injunction Sony sought in a suit lodged Jan. 14 claiming trademark infringement and unfair competition, an attorney for Clearwire told Law360 Monday.

In an oral order, Judge Claude Hilton of the district court “denied in total”...
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