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.
Trade Only follows developments in lawsuits that can have a significant effect on companies or sections of the worldwide marine industry.
In response to Malibu Boats’ patent-infringement lawsuit against MasterCraft Boat Co., MasterCraft issued a brief statement, saying it “strongly denies the allegations made in the lawsuit.”
Malibu Boats filed a lawsuit against MasterCraft Boat Co. for allegedly infringing on its Surf Gate patent.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is denying allegations that it violated Florida’s Sunshine Law when it entered into a licensing agreement with the city of Miami to hold the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin.
Marquis Yachts reached a settlement with European builder VanDutch Marine after filing a lawsuit alleging that VanDutch had breached an agreement for the Wisconsin builder to produce its yachts.
Two New Jersey men were indicted Saturday and accused of committing fraud through their boat sales business.
The village of Key Biscayne in Florida filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Manufacturers Association over plans to hold the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium in 2016.
A Virginia court denied Sea Ray Boats’ request to move a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Cobalt Boats to Tennessee, in part because of developments in technology.
Cobalt Boats is suing Sea Ray Boats, alleging that the company has infringed on Cobalt’s patent for a submersible swim step. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, contends that Sea Ray’s “reckless” infringement of the patent has caused Cobalt to lose sales.
Key Biscayne elected officials and staff met with Miami city employees for their first conflict assessment meeting last week regarding plans for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show.