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The Ninth Circuit on Friday refused to lift a preliminary injunction barring a cosmetics company from using trademarks held by Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, saying the company hadn’t shown any evidence the sisters had “unclean hands.”
An airplane leasing company with no airplanes that socked away $190 million it was supposed to return to its lenders was called out Friday by a New York federal judge who said the business had no right to hoard the cash based on an “imagined” Brazilian legal risk and other “vague and conclusory” obligations.
Sprint lost its bid for a new trial in its dispute with a phone reseller accused of violating the mobile giant's contract terms, a federal judge ruled Friday, flatly denying Sprint’s request for a redo.
In a noncompete dispute between two health care services companies, the Texas Supreme Court on Friday held insufficient evidence supported a jury's $4.2 million lost profits award and that a $1.1 million punitive award was too high in light of the reduced actual damages.
Discount brokerage firm Scottrade Inc. asked a Florida federal judge Thursday not to remand to state court claims brought against it by a putative class of customers over a data breach, arguing that the case should be stayed pending an appeal at the Eighth Circuit.