4th Circ. OKs $1M Verdict In Cookware Trade Dress Feud

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a $1.2 million infringement verdict in favor of Meyer Corp. in the cookware company's suit against Belk Inc., saying Belk's attorneys had failed to properly preserve their challenge for the appeals court.

The three-judge panel said Belk couldn't challenge the fact that the lower court had denied its bid for judgment as a matter of law before the verdict because Belk's attorneys had failed to refile the motion after the jury had spoken.

Belk told the trial judge before the...
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