Valador, Inc. v. HTC Corporation

Bracewell Wins $1.5 Million Judgment on Behalf of HTC Corporation

HTC Corporation secured a victory in a trademark infringement case brought by Valador, Inc. in the Eastern District of Virginia.

The court concluded that Valador’s claims were objectively unreasonable and that the exceptional nature of the case justified an award of fees. The court granted HTC’s request for more than $1.5 million in attorneys’ fees and costs without reduction or objection.

HTC Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, assembles, processes, and sells smart mobile devices in Taiwan and internationally. The company is based in Taiwan.

Bracewell advised with a team including Douglas F. Stewart (Picture), David J. Ball, Erin S. Hennessy, Timothy R. Geiger, Britt Cass Steckman, Jared Schuettenhelm and Mark Wulfe.

Involved fees earner: Douglas Stewart – Bracewell; David Ball – Bracewell; Erin Hennessy – Bracewell; Timothy Geiger – Bracewell; Britt Cass Steckman – Bracewell; Jared Schuettenhelm – Bracewell; Mark Wulfe – Bracewell;

Law Firms: Bracewell;

Clients: HTC Corporation;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti