Case Name: Ideal Shield, Inc. v. Strike Tool, Inc.
Docket Number: 2:2011-cv-12414
Date Filed: 6/3/2011
Judge: Hon. Robert H. Cleland
Status: Closed

On June 3, 2011, Ideal Shield, Inc. (“Plaintiff”) filed suit against Strike Tool, Inc. (“Defendant”) for patent infringement of U.S. Design Patent No. D465,585 generally relating to a stanchion cover. Plaintiff alleged that Defendant’s making, using, and selling and/or offering to sell a product called the “EZ Sleeve” infringed  the ‘585 patent and U.S. Utility Patent No. 6,209,276 (“the ‘276 patent”), entitled “Installing a Sleeve onto an Elongated Member.” The ‘276 patent generally relates to a protective covering and a method of installing a sleeve over an elongated ember such as a rigid vertical post, stanchion, and the like.

Plaintiff filed Notice of Voluntary Dismissal Without Prejudice on September 27, 2011. The court subsequently issued an Order dismissing the case on September 29, 2011.