March 23, 2016 – Spenco Medical Corp. filed a complaint against Finish Strong Sports, LLC, Raymond W. Cooper, and Rhythm & Blues Racing, LLC in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas alleging patent infringement, trademark infringement and unfair competition. The patents at issue are U.S. Patent No. D628,779, entitled “Sandal,” U.S. Patent No. D634,920, entitled “Sandal,” and U.S. Patent No. D663,511, entitled “Footbed.”
Plaintiff alleges Defendants’ sandals infringe the ’779, ’920 and ’511 patents because the Defendants’ sandals possess identical upper and bottom tread designs to the ones found in the Plaintiff’s patents.
The case is pending in the Western District of Texas and is captioned: Spenco Medical Corporation v. Rhythm & Blues Racing, LLC et al, TXWD-6-16-cv-00063.
By: David G. Varghese