Trade Only follows developments in lawsuits that can have a significant effect on companies or sections of the worldwide marine industry.
Survivors of a nine-member family who drowned said the operator put profits before safety.
A Texas federal court jury has found that Garmin “willfully infringed” on two of Navico’s DownScan Imaging sonar patents and awarded Navico nearly $38.8 million in damages, both companies announced.
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ruled in favor of Navico in an ongoing patent dispute between that company and Garmin.
The judge concluded that Garmin’s sale of certain DownVü sonar products violated the ITC’s December 2015 orders.
MasterCraft Boat Co. and Malibu Boats reached a settlement in a patent-infringement lawsuit.
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.
The companies said the settlement is subject to bankruptcy court approval.
The Commerce Department agency upheld the validity of the swim step, a feature Cobalt began to offer on some of its models in 2011.
A federal appeals court has ruled that an injury suffered on a recreational boat anchored in a shallow though navigable recreational bay falls under admiralty jurisdiction despite a 1972 Supreme Court decision that narrows admiralty’s purview a bit to weed out “absurd” cases that have little to do with maritime commerce.
A New Hampshire snorkeler is seeking a half-million dollars from the federal government in a lawsuit.
A federal appeals court ruled that an injury suffered on a recreational boat anchored in a shallow though navigable recreational bay falls under admiralty jurisdiction.