Supreme Court rules willful infringement isn’t required to award profits in trademark cases

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday, April 23, 2020 that a trademark infringement plaintiff doesn’t have to show willful infringement by the defendant to obtain an award of profits. Justice Neil M. Gorsuch wrote the opinion for the court. Gorsuch said the Lanham Act’s wording does not support a willfulness requirement in suits for false … Continue reading Supreme Court rules willful infringement isn’t required to award profits in trademark cases