107 F3d 15 Geographics Inc v. B & L Products Inc

107 F.3d 15

GEOGRAPHICS, INC., Plaintiff-Appellee,
B & L PRODUCTS, INC., now operating as Bycin Industries,
Inc., Defendant-Appellant.

No. 96-35169.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Submitted Jan. 21, 1997.*
Decided Jan. 28, 1997.

NOTICE: Ninth Circuit Rule 36-3 provides that dispositions other than opinions or orders designated for publication are not precedential and should not be cited except when relevant under the doctrines of law of the case, res judicata, or collateral estoppel.

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Before: O'SCANNLAIN, LEAVY and KLEINFELD, Circuit Judges




This appeal from the granting of a motion for a preliminary injunction comes to us for review under Ninth Circuit Rule 3-3. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1292(a)(1), and we affirm.


"The grant or denial of a preliminary injunction will be reversed only where the district court abused its discretion or based its decision on an erroneous legal standard or on clearly erroneous findings of fact." Does 1-5 v. Chandler, 83 F.3d 1150, 1152 (9th Cir.1996). The record before us shows that the court did not rely on an erroneous legal premise or abuse its discretion in concluding that appellee demonstrated probable success on the merits and the possibility of irreparable harm to warrant preliminary injunctive relief. See id. The court's factual findings are not clearly erroneous. See id. Accordingly, the granting of a preliminary injunction is AFFIRMED.


The panel unanimously agrees that this case is appropriate for submission without oral argument pursuant to Fed.R.App.P. 34(a) and Ninth Cir.R. 34-4. Accordingly, appellant's request for oral argument is denied. Appellant's October 23, 1996 motion to file supplemental excerpts of record is granted


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