Jury Rules for Brine in Patent Suit v. STX

Law360, New York (November 25, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal jury in Worcester, Massachusetts returned a verdict of willful patent infringement and damages of over a million dollars in a suit brought by Brine, Inc. of Milford, Massachusetts against STX of Baltimore, Maryland.

Brine had charged that STX's Octane, Proton, and X2 lacrosse products infringed its patented Edge OffsetHead lacrosse stick, Mirick O'Connell, Brine’s legal counsel, said in a statement.

In 1995, Brine introduced the line of Edge Offset Head lacrosse sticks with lowered sidewalls. Two years later STX came on the market with...
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