Ugg Maker Handed A $5.2M Design Patent Verdict By Jury
By Dave Simpson (April 10, 2018, 8:54 PM EDT) -- A California federal jury found that Romeo and Juliette Inc. willfully infringed design patents covering boots held by Ugg maker Deckers Outdoor Corp., awarding a $5.2 million verdict — an amount that lawyers say could change based on the willfulness finding and a pending estoppel defense.
On Friday, the jury awarded Deckers $3.1 million out of California footwear manufacturer Romeo's profits attributed to the sale of boots that feature three large buttons on the side, which infringed the former's U.S. Design Patent Number D616,189, and $2.1 million for the profits attributable to the one-button version of the boots, which infringed U.S....
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