Pocket Patent Suit Against Levi's To Be Tossed

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 6:38 PM EDT) -- An Ohio magistrate judge recommended Wednesday that a lawsuit brought by an Ohio man against a slew of clothing companies he said copied his design for a joint cell phone and CD player pocket be dismissed.

Magistrate Judge Sharon L. Ovington wrote for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio that Gregory Walker Johnson had failed to make the proper claims for patent and copyright infringement against Columbia Sportswear Inc., Sean John Clothing Inc., Target Corp., Iconix Brands Inc., Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., VF...
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