Ninth Circuit Report
Troutman Sanders LLP
Happy Spring! As an update to the last issue of the Ninth Circuit Report (in which the Supreme Court is considering the issue of whether, under Section 35 of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1117(a), willful infringement is a prerequisite for an award of an infringer’s profits for a violation of Section 43(a), 15 U.S.C. § 1125(a)), respondents and petitioner have filed their final briefs, and the case was argued on January 14, 2020. We’ll update once the Supreme Court weighs in on the case.
This Ninth Circuit Report will discuss a case you’ve all likely heard about-the Google. v. Oracle case.