Symantec Wins $3 Million Judgment in Counterfeit Software Suit

Law360, New York (December 22, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Western Division awarded software maker Symantec a $3 million judgment against Baltimore-based Maryland Internet Marketing, which Symantec accused of counterfeiting its software.

Symantec filed suit against Maryland Internet Marketing in April of 2003 for claims of trademark infringement, copyright infringement and false advertising in response to an extensive spammed e-mail campaign selling counterfeit Symantec software at grossly reduced prices. The products involved included Norton SystemWorks, Norton AntiVirus, Norton Ghost, and pcAnywhere.

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