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Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. v. LY USA, Inc., 08-4483

In a suit alleging trademark counterfeiting and infringement, the judgment of the district court in favor of the plaintiff is affirmed, where: 1) the district court did not abuse its discretion in declining to stay the proceedings pending resolution of criminal prosecutions of the individual defendants; 2) an award of attorney's fees under the Lanham Act at 15 USC section 1117(a) may accompany an award of statutory damages pursuant to 15 USC section 1117(c); and 3) the district court did not abuse its discretion in awarding such fees or in setting their amount.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/29/2012
  • Published 03/29/2012

Judges

  • Sack

Court

  • United States Second Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Angelo Rios, Michael J. Allan