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5-Hour Energy Wins $20M In Counterfeiting Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2016, 10:49 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday awarded the makers of 5-Hour Energy drink a $20 million judgment in their suit against a bevy of companies whom they accused of engaging in a massive scheme to manufacture and sell millions of counterfeit bottles of their energy supplement.

U.S. District Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto granted in part 5-Hour Energy owner Innovation Ventures LLC’s motion for summary judgment on its claims that the companies — a mix of distributors and manufacturers — took part in the counterfeiting scam and violated copyright law, according to the opinion. The judge hit three companies — Advanced...

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