PHILADELPHIA — An eye-care products maker is suing Lunovus LLC, based in Alabama, and various individuals with the company alleging patent infringement.

Physicians Recommended Nutriceuticals LLC, based in Plymouth Meeting, filed a complaint on April 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the defendants alleging that they infringed plaintiff's patent for a tear-support product.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it was damaged from having its patented invention infringed. The plaintiff holds Lunovus responsible because it allegedly made a product that includes the identical formulation of the tear-support product claimed in a patent registered to the plaintiff.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages not less than $150,000, treble damages, interest, court costs, permanent injunction, actual damages, enhanced profits and any further relief this court grants. It is represented by Vincent N. Barbera of White & Williams LLP in Philadelphia.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:17-cv-01935-CDJ

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