Posts Tagged ‘ Judge Robert E. Payne ’

Amicus Brief in Steves v. Jeld-Wen Finds Special Master’s Recommendations Correct

May 10th, 2022

Responding to Judge Robert E. Payne’s request for a Department of Jusice (DOJ) amicus curiae, or impartial opinion, in the Steves and Sons v. Jeld-Wen court case, the attorneys who weighed in found the Special Master correctly assessed the situation. The amicus curiae brief reads, in part, “Because the purpose of the divestiture is to […]

DOJ Asked to Weigh in on Steves & Sons v. Jeld-Wen Case

Apr 1st, 2022

After reviewing both the Special Master’s Report and Recommendation and Steves & Sons’ objection to said report, Judge Robert E. Payne invited the Department of Justice (DOJ) to weigh in on the Steves & Sons v. Jeld-Wen case by way of an amicus curiae, or impartial opinion. Judge Payne writes that “the Court would benefit […]

Jeld-Wen Must Pay Another $7M to Steves in Antitrust Litigation

Nov 25th, 2019

On November 19, a Virginia court judge issued an order in favor of door manufacturer Steves and Sons’ (Steves) motion for further relief requiring defendant Jeld-Wen to pay an additional $7 million on top of the amount Steves already won in a February 2018 verdict. Judge Robert E. Payne released a memorandum of opinion agreeing […]

Jeld-Wen Trade-Secret Litigation Shut Down Amid Ongoing Disputes

Aug 20th, 2019

The lengthy legal dispute between door makers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) revealed another development last week when Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne filed a memorandum of opinion Friday, shutting down Jeld-Wen’s attempts to file a trade secrets claim against Steves in San Antonio state district court. Judge Payne banned Jeld-Wen […]