On July 12 Bruce Kirby Inc. and LaserPerformance and Quarter Moon filed supplemental summary judgment briefs on Bruce Kirby’s trademark infringement claims regarding Defendants’ unauthorized use of the BRUCE KIRBY trademark on Kirby Sailboats.
That same day, Global Sailing filed a new Complaint in the United States District Court of Connecticut against LaserPerformance, Quarter Moon and Farzad Rastegar, in his individual capacity, seeking back royalties and other damages related to the defendants’ breach of contracts for manufacture of Kirby Sailboats. The Court had previously determined that Global Sailing was the proper party to sue for these royalties and damages.
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