IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA MICHAEL E. DUFFY
, ) CASE # __________________ ) ) Plaintiff, ) v. )
COMPLAINT FOR ) PATENT INFRINGEMENT
) ) Defendant. )
Plaintiff and Defendant are residents of Nebraska. This is an action for patent infringement arising under a federal statute, 35 U.S.C. § 281.
On September 3, 2013 United States Letters Patent No. US D688,986 S were issued to the plaintiff for an invention known as a puck hitch device. The plaintiff has owned the patent
throughout the period of the defendant’s infringing acts and still owns the patent.
The defendant has infringed and is infringing the Letters Patent by making, selling, and using puck hitch devices that embody the patented invention under the moniker Hockey Puck Hitch Cover, LLC and on the website HockeyPuckHitchCover.com. He will continue to do so unless enjoined by this court.
Plaintiff has given the defendant written notice of the infringement and the defendant has continued to make and sell the infringing products.