IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINAEASTERN DIVISIONCase No: 4:13-cv-00193
JAMES K. ALDRIDGE, III, ))Plaintiff, )) COMPLAINTv. ))HARRIS FARMS, LLC, ) Jury Trial Demanded)Defendant. ))
Plaintiff James K. Aldridge, III, by and through its counsel, complaining of DefendantHarris Farms, LLC (“Harris Farms”), hereby demands a jury trial and alleges and says:
NATURE OF THE ACTION
1. This is an action for patent infringement arising under the patent laws of theUnited States, 35 U.S.C. §§271,
., to enjoin and obtain damages resulting from HarrisFarms’ unauthorized manufacture, use, sale, offer to sell, and/or importation into the United States for subsequent use or sale of animal feeders that infringe one or more claims of United States Patent No. 5,699,753 (“the ‘753 Patent”), attached hereto as Exhibit A and entitled “Animal Feeder.” Mr. Aldridge seeks injunctive relief to prevent Harris Farms from continuingto infringe the ‘753 Patent, and, in addition, seeks a recovery of monetary damages resultingfrom Harris Farms’ infringement of the ‘753 Patent.
2. Plaintiff James K. Aldridge, III is an individual residing at 4858 W.P. HardyRoad, LaGrange, North Carolina 28551.