LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles company alleges the maker of Furby toys unlawfully used its patented technology for apps used to interact with the toys.
Dialware Communications LLC filed a complaint on Dec. 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division against Hasbro Inc. alleging patent infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business. The plaintiff holds Hasbro Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly infringes at least one claim of plaintiff's '929, '297, '963, '482 and '517 patents with the app for its line of Furby toys.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant from further infringing plaintiff's patent, order the defendant to pay damages plus interest to the plaintiff, pay supplemental damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Ryan E. Hatch of Law Office of Ryan E. Hatch in Los Angeles and Alan D. Sege of The Sege Law Practice in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division Case number 2:16-cv-09012-PJW