After $112M Loss, Control Co.'s Website Draws Contempt Fine
Law360 (June 2, 2020, 10:35 PM EDT) -- A German seller of control systems for construction equipment faces a $10,000-a-day penalty for relaunching a sales website and violating a judge's order entered after it lost a $112 million trial to a former business partner, the federal judge in Oklahoma City ruled Tuesday.
U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot ruled that Abitron Germany and affiliated companies and a principal have committed "clear and convincing" continuing infringement by getting a sales website back up and running, going against a permanent injunction the judge entered on April 22 in the wake of Abitron's trial loss to former partner Hetronic International Inc., which makes...
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