Omega Drops 'Gray Market' High Court Case Against Costco

Law360, New York (November 12, 2015, 9:27 PM EST) -- Watchmaker Omega has ended its decadelong copyright lawsuit against retail giant Costco over so-called "gray market goods," voluntarily dropping a bid for a second trip the U.S. Supreme Court.

Omega SA voluntarily dismissed its petition asking the high court to overturn a January ruling by the Ninth Circuit in favor of Costco Wholesale Corp., finally putting to rest a case filed in 2004 over "gray market" Omega watches — authentic items that Costco legally purchased overseas but then imported and sold in the U.S. against the watchmaker's wishes.

The high court's clerk formally dismissed the petition on Nov. 6, which was...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!