Representative Case – Jury Verdict of Willful Infringement for $774,000 – Design Ideas, Ltd., v. Things Remembered, Inc., No 3:07cv03077, Central District of Illinois.  Garfield Goodrum litigated client Design Ideas’ registered copyrights in three metal wire flower sculptures and their creative selection to a jury verdict of willful infringement for $774,000.  The three flower designs were presented in combination on votive and tea light candle holders.  Critically, Design Ideas’ copyrights were registered soon after their creation and prior to the infringement.

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