Poof Apparel Corp.
Under the Copyright Act, a registered copyright owner has the option to elect to recover either statutory damages or actual damages for infringement. Because actual damages are often difficult to prove, the option to elect statutory damages is extremely valuable. Section 412 of the Copyright Act, however, limits the option…
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Andrew and Poof are in the apparel business. This case involved Andrew’s “Twisted Heart” clothing line - a line of casual sportswear for women aged 14-70. Andrew’s Twisted Heart line is identified by its label and, in particular, its “hang-tag” featuring its “Heart Design” and “Twisted Heart” trademarks. Developed and…
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