February 22, 2016 – Plaintiff Fenf LLC filed a Complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Filiberto Barajas, Mandy Smith Package-Pal, Pita Pan and Red Mill Organic alleging patent infringement. The patents at issue are U.S. Patent No. 8,002,675, entitled “Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device,” and U.S. Patent No. 9,138,616, entitled “Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device.”
Plaintiffs contend that Defendant’s “YogiGems” foot-therapy product infringes both the ’675 and ’616 patents. Furthermore, Plaintiff also claims trade dress infringement and false designation of origin or sponsorship. The case has been filed in the Eastern District of Michigan and is captioned: FenF, LLC v. Barajas d/b/a Package-Pal, Pita Pan and Red Mill Organic et al, MIED-2-16-cv-10616.
By: David G. Varghese