And The Judge Cries New Award In Hendrix Suit

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 8:53 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Washington state on Wednesday slashed a jury's $1.7 million award to "The Wind Cries Mary" rocker Jimi Hendrix's estate in a trademark infringement lawsuit to $110,000, saying the verdict wasn't supported by the evidence at trial.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Zilly awarded Experience Hendrix LLC and Authentic Hendrix LLC $60,000 for the defendants' profits that were attributable to infringement and granted the estate $50,000 in attorneys' fees, rather than the requested $500,000.

“The big takeaway is they didn't present any evidence...
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Case Information

Case Title

Experience Hendrix LLC et al v. Ltd et al

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit



Thomas S. Zilly

Date Filed

March 5, 2009

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