Appeals Court Overturns $2.4M Judgment Vs. Timex In Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (September 8, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the lion’s share of a $2.4 million jury verdict against watch maker Timex Corp in a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Polar Bear Productions Inc.

The three-judge panel said jurors did not have enough evidence to support the size of the damage award.

Polar Bear was unable to prove that Timex's failure to pay the license fee prevented the video company from having enough money to market and sell copies of "Paddlequest," the court said....
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