Icon's 2nd Suit Tossed In Specialized Bicycle Seat Patent Row

Law360, Los Angeles (October 23, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday threw out the second lawsuit brought by Icon-IP Pty Ltd. against Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. over infringement of two patents related to bicycle seats, refusing to give Icon a “second bite at the apple” by permitting the action to proceed.

Specialized moved to dismiss the action in August, arguing that Icon was attempting to circumvent the court’s ruling in a pending related suit that excluded the same products being accused in the second case. Specialized argued that the court should...
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