LOS ANGELES – The Valencia maker of work gloves for the oil and natural gas industry alleges a Kansas business has infringed on its design.
Ironclad Performance Wear Corp. filed a complaint on Aug. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division against Saf-T-Glove Inc. alleging patent infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages as the result of its patented '519 glove design being copied. The plaintiff holds Saf-T-Glove Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly manufactures and offers for sale gloves that infringes at least one claim of the '519 patent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunctive relief, damages to compensate plaintiff, interest, treble damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Michael A. Sherman of Stubbs, Alderton & Markiles LLP in Sherman Oaks and Anthony F. Lo Cicero and Benjamin Charkow of Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP in New York.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-05913