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Plaintiff-Appellant Albert Hazelquist appeals from the May 20, 2005 order of the district court of the Western District of Washington dismissing his claims against Defendant Ken Yamaguchi, Hazelquist v. Guchi Moochie Tackle Co., No. C04-0316 (W.D. Wash. May 20, 2005) (Dismissal), and its June 8, 2005 order denying his motion for reconsideration, Hazelquist v. Guchi Moochie Tackle Co., No. C04-0316 (W.D. Wash. June 8, 2005) (order denying motion for reconsideration). The district court determined that, because Mr. Yamaguchi's debts had been discharged in bankruptcy as of December 29, 2004, all of Mr. Hazelquist's claims against Mr. Yamaguchi were likewise discharged. However, because Mr. Hazelquist alleges acts of infringement that occurred after Mr. Yamaguchi's bankruptcy discharge, we reverse the district court's dismissal of Mr. Hazelquist's claims.

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