Jury Puts Web Hosting Co. On Hook In Trademark Case

Law360, New York (March 14, 2011, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina jury on Thursday found a search engine optimization and Web hosting company liable for contributory trademark infringement in what could be the first verdict of its kind, according to an attorney involved with the case.

Bright Builders Inc. was ordered to pay Roger Cleveland Golf Co. Inc. $770,750 for its role in building the infringing website, www.copycatclubs.com, for Christopher Prince and Prince Distribution LLC, which itself is on the hook for $28,250, according to a verdict in the U.S. District Court for the...
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