Case Name: Federal-Mogul World Wide, Inc. v. Rally Manufacturing, Inc.

Docket Number: 5:2011-cv-12608

Date Filed: 6/15/2011

Judge: Hon. John Corbett O'Meara

Status: Closed

Disclosure: Dickinson Wright, PLLC is counsel to the Plaintiff in this case  

On June 15, 2011, Federal-Mogul Corporation and Federal-Mogul World Wide, Inc. (“Plaintiffs”) against Rally Manufacturing, Inc. (“Defendant”) for patent infringement of U.S. Design Patent No. D372,012 (“the ‘012 patent”) entitled “Windshield Wiper Unit.” covering a unique eight-point design for a windshield wiper product. Plaintiff asserted that Defendant’s windshield wiper products, including the “All Seasons” wipers (models 21” and longer) and “Ultra Vision” wipers (models 21” and longer), infringed on the patent. Plaintiff sought the following relief: a declaration that Defendant infringed on the patent; damages; all appropriate relief, including treble damages; and all other relief that the court found equitable. On September 12, 2011, Plaintiff filed a Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice.