Wilson Sporting Co. Strikes Out In Bat Patent Case

Law360, New York (February 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a swing and a miss, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. has failed to convince a federal appeals court that a rival firm’s softball and baseball bats infringed its technology.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Wednesday found a district court properly determined that no jury could find Miken Composites LLC’s bats violated Wilson’s patent and upheld the decision granting Miken summary judgment for noninfringement.

"We were very glad to hit this one out of the ballpark for Miken, and we think Judge...
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