October 03, 2017
An emergency meeting of the university’s trustees with interim president Greg Postel indicated that Louisville was not completely committed to going through with the new $160 million contract whose term was to begin in 2018 and run for 10 years.
Following a lengthy battle over jurisdiction, a Southern California jury ruled after a 10-day trial that two of Columbia Sportswear’s Omni-Heat patents were invalid in an infringement case.
The jury in the Seirus litigation invalidated two claims on one of Columbia’s patents for Omni-Heat.
Hamilton, who has most recently been consulting for outdoor brands, established his own men’s sportswear label in 2006 which was sold through high-end department stores.
Tom Mackin remains as president of the US subsidiary of the fishing tackle manufacturer as Rick Billings is elevated to VP of product development and operations and Zack Swanson is named general manager.
Steve Murray, the ex-Deckers and Vans exec who joined the PE-owned footwear company three years ago, is departing.