Lawsuits

Trade Only follows developments in lawsuits that can have a significant effect on companies or sections of the worldwide marine industry.

Federal agency rules Garmin violated Navico patents

Norwegian marine electronics manufacturer Navico said today that the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that Swiss competitor Garmin’s DownVu scanning sonar products violate Navico’s U.S. patents for DownScan Imaging technology.

Princess Yachts manager faces fraud trial

Plymouth, England-based luxury yacht builder Princess Yachts is embroiled in a court case in the United Kingdom involving the choice of a contractor that a senior executive hired.

This photo supplied by Gunboat International shows work underway at the HYM plant in China.

Shoddy work or poor design? Gunboat files lawsuit

Gunboat International, a North Carolina builder of high-end carbon fiber sailing catamarans, is suing a yard in China it had contracted to build its largest models, saying some work was never done and that the yard refused to pay warranty claims on other poorly constructed yachts.

Boatyard files counter lawsuit against Gunboat

China-based Hudson Yacht and Marine Industries blamed design flaws in Gunboat International’s models, not builder error, for problems that resulted in warranty claim disputes and eventually in Gunboat filing a lawsuit against HYM.

Boatbuilder responds to Gunboat International lawsuit

China-based Hudson Yachts and Marine Industries Inc. is “vehemently” denying allegations in a lawsuit filed in Rhode Island’s U.S. District Court by Gunboat International alleging that HYM produced subpar Gunboat models, refused to perform warranty work on them and then launched a competing “knockoff” brand.

Gunboat International sues Chinese boatyard

Gunboat International, a North Carolina builder of luxury carbon fiber sailing catamarans, is suing a yard in China that it had contracted to build its largest models, saying some work was never done and that the yard refused to pay warranty claims on other poorly constructed yachts it had built — allegedly costing the company…more

Former employees sue Florida yacht club

Five former employees of the Bradenton Yacht Club filed a collective action lawsuit against the club, arguing that the club failed to pay Florida’s full minimum wage to servers and bartenders, who also had other duties.

Garmin wins ruling in Navico patent lawsuit

Garmin International, a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd., said today that an administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission issued an initial determination in an investigation that Navico Holdings AS brought against Garmin.

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