Riddell Says Rivals Delaying Football Helmet Design Suits

Law360, New York (February 28, 2017, 4:24 PM EST) -- Sports equipment maker Riddell Inc. asked an Illinois federal court on Monday not to pause its patent infringement suits against two rivals while the Patent Trial and Appeal Board reviews the helmet patents at issue, saying the companies are just looking for a delay and that the case should move ahead.

Kranos Corp., which does business as Schutt Sports, renewed its bid to stay the case after the PTAB earlier this month initiated inter partes reviews for three helmet patents Riddell accuses the company of infringing....
To view the full article, register now.