TechShell Sues Rival Over Laptop Cover Patent

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 3:11 PM EDT) -- Techshell Inc. has filed a lawsuit against rival HardCandy Cases LLC over a patent for a hardshell laptop computer cover.

In a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Techshell claims that the Danville, Calif.-based HardCandy’s hardshell protective computer cases infringe a patent issued to Techshell earlier this year.

Techshell and HardCandy manufacturer colorful, hardshell protective cases for netbook and notebook computers. Techshell obtained approval from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Number 7,643,274, which describes...
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