Patent litigation filed by Lavagear Inc. against two manufacturers and three retailers involves U.S. Patent No. 6,598,235. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York received Lavagear’s complaint alleging infringement of a patent covering a body fitting garment with a pocket to accommodate a heating device, such as an air activated warmer. Defendants in the suit are Heatmax, Inc.; Mediheat, Inc.; CVS Pharmacy, Inc.; Rite Aid Corp., and Walgreens Co. This is the first patent litigation filed by Lavagear on this patent. The case no. is 1:11-cv-03508-ERK-JO, filed on July 21, 2011.