Defendant Awarded $56M In DFW Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (April 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an unusual and costly decision, a Texas district judge has awarded $56.3 million in damages to a defendant in a trademark lawsuit after ruling the plaintiff had wrongfully used acquired rights to its rival's corporate name.

Texas-based plastics manufacturer DFW Plastics Inc. was sued in 2003 after a complex trail of licensing agreements and corporate sales led to the “DFW” mark being owned by plaintiff National Diversified Sales (NDS).

Attorneys with Decker Jones McMackin McClane Hall & Bates PC were trial counsel for DFW Plastics,...
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