Patent Owner Gets Their Day In Court Against Belkin

According to the Northern California Record:

A federal judge in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled a patent infringement case involving two cellphone car-mount providers can proceed to a trial by jury to determine if one’s company’s mount design infringes on the other’s patent.

In the suit, Kenu Inc. sued fellow phone accessory provider Belkin International alleging Belkin’s mount that allows users to cellphones to the dashboard air vents in cars infringed on two of its patents.

U.S. District Judge James Donato … found that “neither side made a wining summary judgment argument” and “there are genuine disputes of material fact that will need to be resolved by a jury.”

Other claims of unfair competition and antitrust will not be moving forward. Read the full story.

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