Wilson Fights For Fees Over Helmet-Strap Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 14, 2017, 1:46 PM EST) -- Wilson Sporting Goods Co. asked a Texas federal court on Monday to award it an estimated $61,451 in attorneys' fees as well as costs after it said SportStar Athletics Inc. knowingly continued a baseless patent infringement suit against it over football helmet chin straps.

The sporting goods giant argued that statements by SportStar’s president show that the company always knew its suit was baseless, even before U.S. District Judge Melinda Harmon in September ruled that the two patents at the heart of the case had not...
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