Court Clears Under-Eye Patches In Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 24, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court has ruled that the temporary tattoos placed under an athlete’s eyes, which replace traditional eye black worn by athletes, do not infringe an existing patent for black under-eye patches.

U.S. District Court Judge Barbara C. Crabb of the Western District of Wisconsin granted summary judgment to Beveridge Marketing, which markets BMC Custom Eye Black, in a patent infringement suit filed by black under-eye patch manufacturer Mueller Sports Medicine Inc.

In a 22-page opinion, Judge Crabb ruled that Beveridge did not infringe on Mueller's...
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