Axiom Wins Sanctions In Medical Device Trademark Row

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday issued sanctions against several affiliated Chinese companies accused of producing counterfeit versions of Axiom Worldwide Inc. medical devices, ruling that the companies, created by a former Axiom sales agent, have used the disputed trademarks and copyrights in the U.S.

However, U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington refused to grant  Axiom’s requests to enter default judgment against HTRD Group Hong Kong Ltd. and its Chinese affiliates, adopting a magistrate’s April 26 recommendation against instituting such additional measures as punishment for...
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