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PRL USA Holdings, Inc. v. US Polo Ass'n

Plaintiff PRL USA Holdings, Inc., holder of the Ralph Lauren trademarks, appeals from the judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Daniels, J.), entered following a jury trial, denying plaintiff’s claims of trademark infringement. The jury found that three of the defendants’ four contested marks did not infringe the plaintiff’s polo player trademark. Plaintiff contends that the district court erred in admitting evidence of discussions at settlement negotiations, excluding a document prepared by an agent of a defendant which arguably reflected intent to use trademarks similar to the Ralph Lauren trademarks to compete unfairly, and in refusing to give a requested jury instruction. Affirmed.

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