July 18, 2017. Plaintiff Storz & Bickel GmbH & Co. KG filed a complaint with jury demand against Defendant Clovershield, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on July 16, 2017. The patent-at-issue is U.S. Patent Number 6513524 entitled “Inhaler for Production of Aroma- and/or Active Substance-Containing Vapors of Plant Materials and/or Fluids.” Plaintiffs allege that Defendant has infringed the patent-in-suit by manufacturing, using, selling, offering for sale, and/or importing the patented product known as Herbalizer and Chong’s Choice. The case is captioned Storz & Bickel GmbH & Co. KG v. Clovershield, Inc., 3-17-cv-01434.
By: Katherine Kim