December 21, 2015 – Plaintiff Implus Footcare, LLC filed two complaints alleging willful infringement of its patent entitled “Massage Roller” by defendants Pivotal 5, LLC and Maverick Sports Medicine, Inc. d/b/a Pro-Tec Athletics. The patent-at-issue is U.S. Patent No. 9.005,146. The cases are captioned Civil Action No. 5:15-cv-00658 and Civil Action No. 5:15-cv-00659, respectively, and are both pending before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
By: Katherine E. Adams