Pizza Puff Co. Gets Atty Fees Over 'Oppressive' Trial Conduct

Law360 (September 13, 2019, 3:53 PM EDT) -- The Illinois-based maker of Pizza Puffs lost $10,000 from a trademark trial victory Friday, but an Illinois federal judge held that the company can recoup attorney fees in light of its rival's egregious infringement and "oppressive" litigation conduct.

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly sliced $10,000 from the jury’s award for Pizza Puffs-maker Illinois Tamale Co. after already trimming it once, saying the amount is duplicative of another $20,000 jurors had already awarded over the company's lost profits. Judge Kennelly said he will grant rival El-Greg Inc.’s motion for a new trial on Illinois Tamale’s breach of contract and Lanham Act claims...

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