PITTSBURGH – A Colorado corporation alleges a Wexford company has infringed its patents for mounts for devices.
Nite Ize Inc. filed a complaint on Nov. 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Kane & McHenry Enterprises LLC, doing business as CellHelmet, alleging patent infringement and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is the designer of the Steelie products, which are mounts for handheld or mobile devices.
The plaintiff holds Kane & McHenry Enterprises LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly manufactures knockoffs of the plaintiff's Steelie Dash Mount Kit and Vent Mount Kit.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks account for all revenues, profits, gains, savings and advantages, damages; compensate the plaintiff for all damages; disgorgement; court costs; interest; order the defendant to deliver up for destruction all infringing products and any further relief the court grants.
It is represented by David J. Berardinelli of DeForest Koscelinik Yokitis & Berardinelli in Pittsburgh; Kenneth G. Parker of Haynes and Boone LLP in Costa Mesa, California and Scott Baker, Robert Ziemian and Michael Goodman of Haynes and Boone LLP in Denver, Colorado.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-01522-MRH