Covington Nabs $2M In Fees In Quiksilver Infringement Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 8, 2014, 7:13 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday awarded attorneys at Covington & Burling LLP nearly $2 million in fees for securing a $500,000 win for their client, a family-owned company that was battling surfwear maker Quiksilver Inc. over a trademark.

U.S. District Judge David O. Carter shut down Quiksilver’s argument that Covington had done unnecessary extra work for its client World Marketing Inc., and racked up higher bills, finding that most of the purported extra work was in response to repetitive motions by Quiksilver, according to Tuesday’s...
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