After a 3-week trial and a flurry of post-trial motions, U.S. District Court Judge Alicemarie H. Stotler issued this 43-page ruling overturning the $1 million jury verdict against defendants, finding no likelihood of confusion between plaintiff's and defendants' trademarks, no common law trademark infringement, no viable unfair competition claims, and ordering a new trial on the remaining issues.
Plaintiff has filed a notice of appeal with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and a briefing schedule is pending.
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