By Dave Simpson (August 3, 2022, 9:06 PM EDT) — A California federal court on Wednesday ordered a Los Angeles CBD company to pay movie star Clint Eastwood more than $2 million and banned him from manipulating web search results and misappropriating Eastwood’s name to make users think the actor endorsed his products.
U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney on Tuesday ruled in favor of Eastwood’s company, Garrapata LLC, and ordered Norok Innovation Inc. and its CEO, Eric Popowicz, to pay Eastwood’s company after the defendants failed to respond to the lawsuit.
Court records show that Eastwood’s firm served Popowicz with the lawsuit in August 2021, but Popowicz did not testify or…
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