High Court Will Not Review Bra-Tank Top Case

Law360, New York (November 16, 2009, 5:35 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition for certiorari from nursing-bra maker Glamourmom LLC challenging a federal appeals court's ruling that its patent for a combination nursing bra-tank top was invalid for obviousness.

Glamourmom lodged its cert petition in July, contending that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred in upholding a lower court's obviousness ruling in an infringement suit against retailers Target Corp., Kohl’s Department Stores Inc., J.C. Penney Company Inc., Leading Lady Companies and others.

The appeals court wrongly based...
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