Dyson, Inc. v. SharkNinja Operating LLC, No. 14 C 779, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 17, 2015) (Darrah, J.).

Judge Darrah denied defendants’ (collectively “SharkNinja”) motion for reconsideration of the Court’s denial of its motion for summary judgment of noninfringement in this design patent case. SharkNinja sought reconsideration arguing that the issues of whether

Young v. Stone, No. 13 C 4920, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 28, 2014) (Guzman, J.). Judge Guzman granted defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(c) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s design patent infringement claim regarding defendant’s Putt-A-Round golf practice target.  The patented design and the accused golf practice target are depicted below: The Court held

Parker v. Kimberly-Clark Corp., No. 11 C 5658, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 10, 2012) (Kendall, J.).

Judge Kendall granted defendant Kimberly-Clark’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion and dismissed plaintiff’s design patent complaint to a sanitary napkin.  Based upon a side-by-side comparison of the design patent and the accused sanitary napkin, the Court