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Pouch Pac Innovations v. Phusion Products

Pouch Pac Innovations v. Phusion Products

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA POUCH PAC INNOVATIONS, LLC, Plaintiff, Case No. v.
JURY TRIAL DEMANDED
 PHUSION PRODUCTS, LLC, Defenant.
COMPLAINT
Plaintiff, Po!"# Pa" Innovations, LLC $%PPI&', () its "o!nsel, files t#is Co*+laint aainst Defenant P#!sion P-o!"ts, LLC, an in s!++o-t t#e-eof ave- as follos.
Preliminary Statement
T#is "ase involves t#e inf-ine*ent of Plaintiff/s intelle"t!al +-o+e-t) -i#ts in t#e +o!"# +a"0ain e1"l!sivel) li"ense to A*e-i"an 2eve-ae Co-+o-ation of Ve-ona, Penns)lvania $%A2C&' fo- !se it# A2C/s Dail)/s Co"0tails. T#is "ase a-ose (e"a!se t#e Defenant, see0in to "a+itali3e on t#e "o**e-"ial s!""ess of A2C/s Dail)/s Co"0tails, an es+ite a *)-ia of availa(le alte-natives, la!n"#e its Islan S4!ee3e Co"0tails +a"0ae in +o!"#es t#at inf-ine Plaintiff/s +atente esin an t-ae -ess. T#e Defenant/s Islan S4!ee3e Co"0tails not onl) inf-ine Plaintiff/s +atente +o!"# esin, (!t a-e also so si*ila- in a++ea-an"e to Plaintiff/s t-ae -ess t#at "ons!*e- "onf!sion is li0el) to o""!- an, in fa"t, #as al-ea) o""!--e to t#e et-i*ent of Plaintiff. W#ile Plaintiff el"o*es fai- "o*+etition, t#e Defenant/s "on!"t in t#is "ase oes fa- (e)on t#e stana-s of fai- "o*+etition as -e"oni3e () t#e la.
 
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The Parties
6.
 
Plaintiff Po!"# Pa" Innovations, LLC $%PPI&' is a li*ite lia(ilit) "o*+an) o-ani3e an e1istin !ne- t#e las of Flo-ia, it# a +-in"i+al +la"e of (!siness in Sa-asota, Flo-ia. 5.
 
U+on info-*ation an (elief, P#!sion P-o7e"ts, LLC $%P#!sion&' is a Delaa-e li*ite lia(ilit) "o*+an) it# a +-in"i+al +la"e of (!siness in C#i"ao, Illinois.
Jurisdictin and !enue
8.
 
T#is Co!-t #as 7!-isi"tion ove- t#e s!(7e"t *atte- of t#is a"tion +!-s!ant to 69 U.S.C. : 6656 $a"tion a-isin !ne- t#e Lan#a* A"t', 5; U.S.C. : 6886 $fee-al 4!estion', 5; U.S.C. : 688;$a' $an) A"t of Con-ess -elatin to +atents o- t-ae*a-0s', 5; U.S.C. : 688;$(' $a"tion asse-tin "lai* of !nfai- "o*+etition 7oine it# a s!(stantial an -elate "lai* !ne- t#e t-ae*a-0 las', an 5; U.S.C. : 68<= $s!++le*ental 7!-isi"tion'. >.
 
T#is Co!-t #as +e-sonal 7!-isi"tion ove- t#e Defenant (e"a!se t#e Defenant #as s!(stantial "onta"ts it# t#e Co**onealt# of Penns)lvania, sells n!*e-o!s +-o!"ts $in"l!in inf-inin +-o!"ts' it#in t#e Co**onealt# of Penns)lvania, an sells +-o!"ts it#in t#is ist-i"t. U+on info-*ation an (elief, t#e Defenant e-ives s!(stantial -even!e f-o* t#e sale of +-o!"ts it#in t#is ist-i"t, e1+e"ts its a"tions to #ave "onse4!en"es it#in t#is ist-i"t, an e-ives s!(stantial -even!e f-o* inte-state "o**e-"e. T#e *atte- in "ont-ove-s) e1"ees t#e s!* o- val!e of ?=9,@@@ e1"l!sive of inte-est an "osts. 9.
 
Ven!e in t#is ist-i"t is +-o+e- +!-s!ant to 5; U.S.C. :: 686 an 6>@@ (e"a!se t#e Defenant is s!(7e"t to 7!-isi"tion in t#is Dist-i"t, t-ansa"ts (!siness it#in t#is ist-i"t, an offe-s +-o!"ts fo- sale in t#is ist-i"t.
 
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Plaintiff esine t#e +o!"#es in #i"# a line of sinleBse-ve -ea)BtoB-in0 f-o3en "o"0tails is +a"0ae () A2C !ne- its Dail)/s (-an na*e $t#e %Dail)/s Co"0tails&'. =.
 
T#e esin of t#e +o!"# in #i"# A2C +a"0aes its Dail)/s Co"0tails is t#e s!(7e"t of U.S. Desin Patent No. D9=6,<=5 $t#e %/<=5 Patent&'. A t-!e an "o--e"t "o+) of t#e +atent is atta"#e #e-eto as E1#i(it A. ;.
 
T#e <=5 Patent "ove-s t#e !ni4!e, novel, an nonBo(vio!s o-na*ental esin an a++ea-an"e of a fle1i(le +o!"#. .
 
Plaintiff ons t#e <=5 Patent an #as li"ense it e1"l!sivel) to A2C. 6@.
 
T#e +o!"# esin of t#e Dail)/s Co"0tails e*(oies a sin!la- an in#e-entl) istin"tive t-ae -ess one () Plaintiff an "#a-a"te-i3e () a ene-al ove-all a++ea-an"e an "o**e-"ial i*+-ession "-eate t#-o!# si3e an s#a+e . T#ese ele*ents in"l!e t#e +atente #o!-lass s#a+e of Plaintiff/s +o!"#, as s#on in Ill!st-ation 6 (elo.
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