QUEENIE, LTD. v. NYGARD INT'L, 02-7158, 02-7162
An award of attorney's fees and punitive damages to defendant upon its successful defense of the plaintiffs' copyright infringement claim is affirmed. Bankruptcy's automatic stay of bankruptcy applies to this appeal as to two plaintiffs. The defense that punitive damages are unavailable for lack of an award of compensatory damages is forfeited.
- Decided 02/25/2003
- Published 02/26/2003
JON O. NEWMAN, Circuit Judge., Before: NEWMAN, SACK, and SOTOMAYOR, Circuit Judges.
United States Second Circuit
Marc Bogatin, New York, N.Y., for Plaintiff-Counter-Defendant-Appellant Queenie, Ltd., and Counter-Defendant-Appellant Marc Gardner., Wayne M. Greenwald, Greenwald & Rimberg, L.L.P., New York, N.Y., for Counter-Defendants-Appellants, Joseph Heaven and Heavenly Fabrics, Inc., John F. Triggs, Greenberg & Traurig, LLP, New York, N.Y., for Defendant-Counter-Claimant-Appellee Nygard International.