HT Window Fashion Corp.
When a patent-holder discovers infringement, it’s not unreasonable for him to want to notify the alleged infringer’s clients of the infringement. Of course the alleged infringer would prefer that this communication with its clients not take place. But, as the Judkins case instructs, it will be nearly impossible for an…
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Plaintiff-appellee Judkins filed an infringement suit against defendant-appellant HT over his patent relating to window coverings. HT filed counterclaims, alleging among others, unfair competition under Section 43(e) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. Section 1125(a), by sending HT’s customers and potential customers letters to warn them that an HT product…
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