Juul Rival Warned That TM Suit Is Nothing To 'LOL' About

Law360 (February 14, 2020, 6:42 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge has slammed an e-cigarette company for its "cavalier attitude" in a trademark lawsuit filed against it by Juul Labs, warning the accused infringer not to expect the court to tolerate "LOL" as a response to its orders.

In an opinion Thursday, U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty said that certain communications from 4X Pods co-owners Gregory Grishayev and Michael Tolmach indicate a "dismissive and cavalier attitude" towards the potential liability in Juul's lawsuit against them.

Citing Skype messages produced during discovery that they "don't care" about the lawsuit and would "never" pay any judgment against them, the...

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