Riddell Facing Patent Suit Over Football Helmet Design

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 1:36 PM EDT) -- The maker of Schutt Sports football helmets filed suit against Riddell Inc. on Thursday in Texas federal court, accusing its rival of infringing three patents for helmet designs, marking the latest entry in the companies’ intellectual property dispute.

Kranos Corp., which does business as Schutt Sports, said that more than 10 of Riddell’s helmet models violate three of its patented designs. In its complaint, the company asked the court for damages to remedy the alleged willful infringement.

The suit alleges that U.S. Patent Numbers 6,434,755, 9,498,014...
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