Georgia-Pacific Snags $4.6M In Paper Towel IP Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 29, 2013, 7:54 PM EDT) -- A North Carolina federal judge on Monday awarded $2.4 million in treble damages and $2.2 million in attorneys' fees to Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP in its suit accusing von Drehle Corp. of infringing a trademark related to paper towels used in its electronic dispensers, four months after the Fourth Circuit reinstated the jury verdict in the case.

U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle ruled there was sufficient evidence from the Jan. 2012 trial in the infringement suit to show von Drehle willfully and intentionally infringed Georgia-Pacific's trademark, thereby justifying...
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