With their newly issued design patent in hand, Fatboy the Original B.V. and Fatboy USA have quickly acted to defend their place on the sand. (Photo
On February 3, 2011 Nebraska Furniture Mart filed a complaint in the United States District Court in Delaware seeking a declaratory judgment against Kelora Systems, LLC.
On December 14, 2010, St. Louis, MO based Furniture Brands International filed a declaratory judgment action against Webvention Holdings, LLC in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-1090).
Two Jonesboro, Arkansas furniture retailers are in litigation over the use of the term "WEEKENDS" in their store names.
On June 8, 2010, Italian design company Naos, SRL (Florence, Italy) filed a patent infringement action against Sunset International Trade, LLC, CSN Stores, LLC, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for infringing United States Patent No. 5,458,070, entitled "Extendable Table With Two Rotating Elements, For Use As A Piece Of Furniture."
On June 10, 2010, cabinet and hardware designer and retailer Century America, LLC (Grand Rapids, Michigan) sued Knobs and Pulls.
New York based Sleepy's LLC filed suit against department-store chain Macy's for infringing Sleepy's trademark "the mattress professionals.