The Nautique Boat Co. will pay for past use and for a royalty-bearing license for future use of Malibu Boat’s wakesurfing technology.
Trade Only follows developments in lawsuits that can have a significant effect on companies or sections of the worldwide marine industry.
An appeals court in Belgium denied a trademark infringement appeal from a Belgian dealer and an importer and upheld a decision that favored LaserPerformance.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association was thrown yet another curveball as Key Biscayne made moves to sue the city of Miami over plans to hold the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium in 2016.
Cobalt Boats LLC is suing Sea Ray Boats, saying the company has infringed on Cobalt’s patent for a submersible swim step.
A South Florida man who two years ago won a U.S. Supreme Court case over the difference between a floating home and a vessel lost a legal battle against the city of Riviera Beach.
A marine coatings company and two executives who pleaded guilty in October to willfully conspiring to obstruct the Environmental Protection Agency by selling a known pesticide were fined more than $1 million and sentenced to prison time.
The wives of fishermen from Oregon’s largest commercial fleet are suing to stop the Coast Guard from closing its rescue helicopter station in Newport, a seaport town about 100 miles southwest of Portland.
A man with a $1.4 million yacht who said he was Scottish royalty has pleaded guilty to welfare fraud.
Several U.S. Supreme Court justices were skeptical of arguments Wednesday from a government lawyer defending the prosecution of a Florida fisherman who threw three undersized red grouper back into the Gulf of Mexico.
A judgment between Nautique and Malibu Boats over a patent infringement case could occur as early as December and a trial remains scheduled for February.