UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTDISTRICT OF CONNECTICUTRBC NICE BEARINGS, INC. AND :ROLLER BEARING COMPANY OF:AMERICA, INC.,:Plaintiffs,::v.:CIVIL ACTION NO.:3:06-cv-1380 (VLB)PEER BEARING COMPANY,:Defendant.:October 29, 2009MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING INPART DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT [DOC. #143]The plaintiffs, RBC Nice Bearings, Inc. and Roller Bearing Company of America, Inc. (“Plaintiffs”), brought this case for injunctive relief and damagesagainst Peer Bearing Company (“Defendant” or “Peer”), asserting trademarkinfringement, unfair competition, advertising injury, and palming off/passing off claims in violation of Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. § 1225(a)), acopyright infringement claim in violation of the Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. §§ 101
), and Connecticut state law claims for unjust enrichment, unfair competition,and violation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA) (Conn. Gen.Stat. §§ 42-110a
) and the Connecticut Unfair Sales Practices Act (CUSPA)(Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 42-115e
). Presently pending before the Court is theDefendant’s motion for summary judgment on all counts. For the reasons setforth below, the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment is GRANTED IN PARTand DENIED IN PART.
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