Take the Fifth: Dec. 3, 2020 opinions

Designated for pulication Future Proof Brands, LLC v. Molson Coors Beverage Co., 20-50323, appeal from W.D. Tex. Smith, J. (Higginbotham, Smith, Dennis), trademark infringement, intellectual property, preliminary injunction Affirming district court’s denial of preliminary injunction sought by plaintiff, who sued defendant for trademark infringement of plaintiff’s “brizzy” brand of hard seltzer product by defendant’s “vizzy” … More Take the Fifth: Dec. 3, 2020 opinions

Take the Fifth: Dec. 2, 2020 opinions

Designated for publication U.S. v. Cano, 19-11297, appeal from N.D. Tex. Higginbotham, J. (Higginbotham, Smith, Dennis), criminal, sentencing, supervised release Affirming sentence of consecutive 24-month imprisonment terms for violating terms of supervised release. Defendant had left the jurisdiction during his supervised release without informing his probation officer, to return to Mexico and assist his ex-wife … More Take the Fifth: Dec. 2, 2020 opinions

Take the Fifth: Dec. 1, 2020 opinions

Designated for publication Thomas v. Lumpkin, 17-20661, appeal from S.D. Tex. Jones, J., order denying en banc rehearing, joined by Owen, Jones, Smith, Southwick, Haynes, Costa, Ho, Duncan, Engelhardt, Oldham, Wilson, JJ.; Graves, J., dissenting from denial of rehearing, joines by Elrod, J. (Stewart, Dennis, Elrod, Graves, Higginson, Willett, voting to rehear); habeas corpus, ineffective … More Take the Fifth: Dec. 1, 2020 opinions

Take the Fifth: Nov. 30, 2020 opinions

Designated for publication McRaney v. The North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, Inc., 19-60293, appeal from N.D. Miss. Denying en banc rehearing (Higginson, J., entering order for the panel, joined by Owen, Stewart, Dennis, Southwick, Haynes, Graves, Higginson, Costa, Engelhardt, JJ.); Ho, J., dissenting from denial of rehearing, joined by Jones, Smith, … More Take the Fifth: Nov. 30, 2020 opinions