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SnowDogg patent infringement

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by WRIGHTTRAILERS, Nov 3, 2010.


    Messages: 38

    From a press release dated 10/20/2010:

    "On October 14 and 15, 2010 a jury in the Western District of Wisconsin entered a verdict
    of patent infringement against Buyers Products Company for their manufacture, use, sale
    and offer for sale of the entire SnowDogg® line of snowplows. The same jury also awarded
    Douglas Dynamics, L.L.C. damages for Buyers Products Company's infringement of U.S. patents.

    Additionally, all patents asserted by Douglas Dynamics withstood each challenge to validity.

    Douglas has further informed the Court of its intent to seek a permanent injunction against Buyers' manufacture, use, sale or offer for sale of infringing products.

    Mr. Jim Janik, President of Douglas Dynamics, L.L.C. stated that "Douglas considers its intellectual property a valuable asset and will diligently and continuously work to research and identify potential infringement of any intellectual property by competitors, during this current enforcement action and beyond."

    Edit: Discovered this was already posted in the Elements of Business Forum. I'm always the last to know!
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2010
  2. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,264

    Yes and its not stopping snowdogg from selling or manufacturing their plows so it was pretty useless.