Case Name: Warrior Sports, Inc. v. Maverik Lacrosse

Docket Number: 2:2012-cv-12690-MOB-PJK 

Date Filed: 6/20/2012         

Judge: Hon. Marianne O. Battani

Status: Closed   

Warrior Sports, Inc. filed suit against Maverik Lacrosse, LLC for patent infringement of the following ten patents: 1) U.S. Patent No. 5,787,506 entitled, “Hockey Glove with Ventilation Holes,” 2) U.S. Patent No. 6,085,254 entitled, “Hockey Glove With Ventilation Holes,” 3) U.S. Patent No. 6,122,769 entitled, “Hockey Glove With Ventilation Holes;” 4) U.S. Patent No. 6,550,069 entitled, “Padded Sports Glove Having Improved Flexibility and Breathability,” 5) U.S. Patent No. 6,813,780 entitled, “Padded Sports Glove having Improved Flexibility and Breathability,” 6) U.S. Patent No. 7,117,540 entitled, “Padded Sports Glove having Improved Flexibility and Breathability,” 7) U.S. Patent No. 7,318,241 entitled, “Padded Sports Glove Having Improved Flexibility and Breathability,” 8) U.S. Patent No. 7,636,951 entitled, “Protective Sports Glove With Floating Cuff Portion,” 9) U.S. Patent No. 7,900,275 entitled, “Protective Sports Glove With Floating Cuff Portion;” and 10) U.S. Patent No. RE 38,216 entitled, “Scooped Lacrosse Head.”

The patents-in-suit generally relate to protective sports gloves used to protect the user’s hand and to enhance flexibility, durability, fit, and breathability during use as well as an improved lacrosse head to enhance athletic performance. Warrior Sports alleged that Maverik was aware of the Warrior patents due to previous entered into settlement agreements related to the patents-in-suit by Maverik.  In addition, Warriors Sports claimed to have noticed defendant Maverik with a cease-and-desist letter in regards to its sale of patented Warrior products. On January 15, 2014, the parties agreed to a stipulated dismissal of all claims with prejudice.