If you are in a trademark infringement lawsuit, can your opponent in that lawsuit file motions to discover details of settlement agreements around that trademark which you made with third parties? This article points to a recent Federal Circuit decision in a patent litigation case which seems to indicate that your opponent can do this, and analyzes the court's reasoning about why such discovery is allowable.
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Federal Circuit patent case finds settlement negotiations not privileged; potential ramification for trademark cases