Court Awards Symantec $10 Million In Copyright, Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (October 8, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal District Court in Oregon awarded internet security company Symantec more than $10 million in damages by CD Micro and its chief executive, Vincent Webb, for infringement of trademarks and copyrights, Symantec reported.

The award was based on profits of more than $3 million from the sale of counterfeit software, which the court tripled after finding that the infringement was willful, according to Symantec. The court held Webb personally responsible for copyright infringement and violations of trademark protection laws as part of the judgment....
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