Alleged Guggenheim Imposter Attacks $1M Award At 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT) -- The attorney for a man accused of using the famous Guggenheim surname to peddle millions of dollars in sham investments asked the Second Circuit on Friday to throw out a $1.25 million default judgment imposed in the trademark suit brought by the Guggenheim Capital investment firm.

Ronald C. Coleman told a three-judge panel in briefs and at argument Friday that U.S. District Judge Paul A. Gardephe abused his discretion in entering judgment against his client David Birnbaum, who at the time was an unrepresented defendant also...
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