Susman Godfrey Fined Over Formatting In Amazon TM Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2017, 2:04 PM EDT) -- Susman Godfrey LLP must pay about $1,000 in sanctions after it strategically filed a brief on behalf of Amazon Web Services Inc. with the wrong line spacing, a New York federal court ordered on Thursday, in a software company’s suit alleging that Amazon copied marketing for video and voice conferencing technology.

U.S. Federal District Judge Victor Marrero said in his order that the attorneys' 24-point spaced filing was intentional, allowing Amazon to sneak through a "substantially longer" brief than the prescribed double-spaced 25 pages.

“The flouting...
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Case Title

CafeX Communications Inc. v. Amazon Web Services, Inc.


Case Number

1:17-cv-01349

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

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Victor Marrero

Date Filed

February 22, 2017

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