LOS ANGELES – A Chatsworth company alleges that a North Hollywood adult toy manufacturer has infringed its patent.
American Latex Corp. filed a complaint on June 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Doc Johnson Enterprises and Does 1-10 alleging patent infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was assigned U.S. Patent No. 8,915,835 by Wing Pow International Corp. in 2017. The patent is titled Massage Device Having Serial Vibrators, the suit states.
The plaintiff alleges that the defendant manufactures adult toys and that its iRipple vibrator infringes its patent.
The plaintiff holds Doc Johnson Enterprises and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly imported, made, used or sold devices that infringe at least one claim of its patent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendants, restrain all defendants from further infringement, attorneys’ fees, award of interest and costs, and further relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Douglas H. Morseburg and Robert A. Schroeder of Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl in Pasadena.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:18-cv-05656