Cellect Tries To Take Bite Out Of Crocs With Suit

Law360, New York (March 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Crocs have garnered an ardent fan base and a number of equally fervent detractors since they debuted in 2002. Critics of the colorful plastic shoes added a new member to their ranks last week, when foam-manufacturer Cellect LLC sued Crocs Inc. for patent infringement.

Cellect, based in Johnsville, N.Y., claims in its suit that the plastic foam material used to make Crocs infringes on a patent it holds for a polymer blend. That patent, U.S. Patent Number 5,932,659, describes a formable polymer containing ethylene and propylene,...
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