Graham Co. Wins $19M In "Indirect Profits" Victory

Law360, New York (June 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In what may be the largest “indirect profits” copyright infringement award in history, a federal jury has awarded a stunning $19 million to The Graham Company in a case involving a long-running infringement of two books written by the commercial insurance broker.

The award—which will come out of the pockets of USI MidAtlantic Inc. and its employee, Thomas P. Haughey—also marks the first jury verdict ever for copyright infringement of insurance materials.

At issue in the case were two books penned by the Philadelphia insurance titan...
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