A federal court jury ruled that Brunswick Corp. willfully infringed upon a Cobalt Boats LLC patent when it offered retractable swim steps on several Sea Ray models.
Trade Only follows developments in lawsuits that can have a significant effect on companies or sections of the worldwide marine industry.
The developer of the Flagstone Island Gardens project on Watson Island has filed a lawsuit against the city of Miami, according to the South Florida Business Journal, seeking $122 million in damages because the city threatened to cancel its lease.
Navico said it is reviewing its options after a federal court overturned previous rulings that determined Garmin had infringed on Navico’s patents.
A federal appeals court overturned a ruling that said Garmin infringed on Navico’s patents, allowing Garmin to once again sell any and all of its sonar products in the United States.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ruled in favor of Navico in an ongoing patent dispute between that company and Garmin.
An administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission made an initial determination in the enforcement proceeding brought by Navico against Garmin.
MasterCraft Boat Co. and Malibu Boats reached a settlement in a patent-infringement lawsuit that Malibu brought in connection with its wakesurfing technology.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Florida man’s latest appeal in a landmark case involving the seizure and destruction of his floating home.
WBIP LLC, an affiliate of Westerbeke Corp., said its litigation with Kohler Co. was settled to the mutual satisfaction of the parties on confidential grounds.
Hudson Yachts & Marine Industries, Hudson Wang and Gunboat International Ltd. said they amicably settled all issues between them, including a pending lawsuit Gunboat International filed and counterclaims filed by Hudson Yachts & Marine Industries.