Mosaic Brands, Inc., et al. v. Ridge Wallet LLC
Docket No. 2022-1001-2 (https://cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions-orders/22-1001.OPINION.12-20-2022_2050643.pdf)
NEWMAN, PROST, STARK
December 20, 2022
Brief Summary: DC claim construction affirmed based on description of invention “as a whole” in specification. Anticipation finding based on inventor testimony found corroborated but grant of SJ found premature. Invalidity of trade dress affirmed based on 9th Circuit law.
Summary: Mosaic and Ridge make “similar money-clip wallets”. Mosaic asserted Ridge infringes its US 7,334,616 as well as its trade dress. Ridge asserted Mosaic infringed its US 10,791,808 (also alleged infringement by Mosaic’s third-party licensees which is not
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