Spin Master Ltd. and its licensors, Justin Heimberg and David Gomberg, the authors of the best-selling Would You Rather…? series of books have announced that a Los Angeles jury unanimously found yesterday that Zobmondo!! Entertainment LLC and its owner Randall Horn are liable for willfully infringing Spin Master Ltd.’s Would You Rather…? trademark.
After a two week trial, the jury reached a verdict awarding Spin Master Ltd. $5.1 million in compensatory damages. The jury also awarded an additional $3.5 million in punitive damages after finding that Zobmondo acted with malice, oppression, or fraud. In so doing, the jury affirmed the validity of Spin Master Ltd.’s Would You Rather…? trademark.