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United Pet Group, Inc.
v. Axon US, Corp.

Complaint for False Marking
Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-00126-RJD-MDG, the Hon. Raymond J. Dearie presiding.
Filed on Jan. 9, 2013 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York;

Plaintiffs

v.

Defendants

Axon

Patents in case

  • 6,782,846: “Pet grooming tool and method for removing loose hair from a furry pet” by Porter et. al. Prosecuted by Thompson Coburn LLP. Includes 16 claims (3 indep.). Was application 09/584,053. Filed 5/30/2000 & Granted 8/31/2004.
  • 7,077,076: “Pet grooming tool” by Porter et. al. and assigned to FURminator, Inc.. Prosecuted by Thompson Coburn LLP. Includes 20 claims (3 indep.). Was application 10/892,781. Filed 7/16/2004 & Granted 7/18/2006.
  • 7,222,588: “Pet grooming tool and method for removing loose hair from a furry pet” by Porter et. al. and assigned to FURminator, Inc.. Prosecuted by Thompson Coburn LLP. Includes 29 claims (3 indep.). Was application 11/261,889. Filed 10/28/2005 & Granted 5/29/2007.
  • D626296: “Pet grooming tool” by Porter. Prosecuted by Thompson Coburn LLP Smith; Clyde L... Granted 10/26/2010.
  • D626297: “Pet grooming tool” by Porter. Prosecuted by Thompson Coburn LLP Smith; Clyde L... Granted 10/26/2010.

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