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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Amazon Pillow Fight Case

Oct. 10, 2017, 2:06 PM

Amazon.com Inc. Oct. 10 escaped U.S. Supreme Court review of an appeals court ruling that it can’t be held liable for allegedly infringing animal-shaped pillowcases sold by third-party merchants on its platform (Milo & Gabby LLC v. Amazon.com Inc., No. 17-287, cert. petition denied 10/10/17).

The high court denied a petition from pillowcase maker Milo & Gabby LLC to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that Amazon can’t be held liable for the alleged knockoffs because it didn’t actually sell or offer to sell them.

The court declined the opportunity to...

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