Walmart Supplier Not Covered For TM Feud, 9th Circ. Told

Law360 (July 12, 2019, 8:42 PM EDT) -- A Chubb Ltd. insurer on Thursday urged the Ninth Circuit to uphold a lower court’s ruling that it is not obligated to cover a Walmart clothing supplier’s costs to defend and settle a lawsuit accusing the retail giant of infringing on a mixed martial arts apparel company’s trademarks.

In an answer brief, Chubb unit Federal Insurance Co. argued that a California federal judge got it right when he concluded last year that supplier Hybrid Promotions LLC cannot force the insurer to cover over $1.7 million in defense costs and a confidential settlement sum that Hybrid paid on Walmart’s behalf in the...

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