Bern Unlimited, Inc. (Kingston, MA) has sued The Burton Corp. (Burlington, VT), Vans, Inc. (Cypress, CA), and Easton-Bell, Sports, Inc. (Van Nuys, CA) for infringement of design patent D572,865 related to an ornamental helmet. Easton-Bell is also accused of infringement of design patent D572,880 related to a summer liner.
Bern Unlimited, Inc. v. Vans, Inc., 11-12278-DJC (D. Mass. Dec. 20, 2011)
Bern Unlimited, Inc. v. The Burton Corp., 11-12280-JLT (D. Mass. Dec. 20, 2011)
Bern Unlimited, Inc. v. Easton-Bell, Sports, Inc., 11-12281-DPW (D. Mass. Dec. 20, 2011)