Federal-Mogul Sues Dorman Over Gasket Patents

Law360, New York (October 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Automotive parts giant Federal-Mogul Corp. is taking a second stab at a suit that accuses Dorman Products Inc. of selling manifold gaskets for car engines that are virtually identical to Federal-Mogul's patented designs, which cost the company several years and at least $4 million to design.

The suit was originally filed in April, but Dorman said it was not properly served with the complaint.

Federal-Mogul filed a new complaint and a simultaneous motion for a preliminary injunction Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...
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