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Contributory infringement, Lanham Act

SDNY Court Holds Credit Card Processors May Be Contributorily Liable for Trademark Infringement

By InfoLawGroup LLP on July 05, 2010

In opening the door to holding credit card processors potentially contributorily liable as a result of the infringing actions of clients selling counterfeit goods online, Judge Baer, Jr.'s decision issues a shot across the bow of companies providing services to online commerce sites that their actions could be construed as providing material support to counterfeiters.