No. 14-35035.

835 F.3d 960 (2016)

TRADER JOE'S COMPANY, a California Corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Michael Norman HALLATT, an individual, DBA Pirate Joe's, AKA Transilvania Trading, Defendant-Appellee

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed August 26, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Anna-Rose Mathieson (argued), California Appellate Law Group, San Francisco, California; Tim Byron , O'Melveny & Myers LLP, San Francisco, California; Brian M. Berliner and Jordan Raphael , O'Melveny & Myers, LLP, Los Angeles, California; for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Nathan Alexander (argued), Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle, Washington, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before: Richard A. Paez, Jay S. Bybee, and Morgan Christen, Circuit Judges.


This trademark infringement case turns on the extraterritorial reach of the Lanham Act. It is uncontested that Defendant Michael Norman Hallatt purchases Trader Joe's-branded goods in Washington state, transports them to Canada, and resells them there in a store he designed to mimic

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