A federal jury has awarded damages in a trademark-infringement action against an Internet company for helping to build and host a South Carolina website that sold counterfeit golf clubs.
In what lawyers say may be a first nationwide, Roger Cleveland Golf Co., Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif., won $770,750 in statutory damages against Bright Builders, Inc., of Utah for contributory trademark infringement and unfair trade practices. Internet intermediaries include companies that design websites, host them or provide search and optimization services, said Jeffrey Patterson (pictured), a Columbia lawyer who represented the plaintiff.
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