SAN FRANCISCO – A Los Angeles
company is accused of infringing a patented pipe design.
Tyger Manufacturing LLC filed a complaint on
Feb. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
against Dharm Chadha, doing business as Johnny Trading, alleging patent
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that it sustained substantial damages as a result of defendant's
manufacturing and selling smoking pipes that unlawfully copied plaintiff's '487
patent. The plaintiff holds Chadha responsible because the defendant allegedly
designed the pipes from the plaintiff's design with knowledge of the
plaintiff's rights in the patent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
judgment against defendant, enjoin and restrain defendant from further
infringement, damages, impound or destroy infringing products, monetary
damages, attorney's fees, costs, and other relief as the court may deem just.
It is represented by Mark B. Mizrahi of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman &
Rabkin LLP in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District
of California Case number 3:17-cv-00650