• Design Patent Case Digest: W.Y. Industries, Inc. v. Kari-Out Club LLC
  • December 9, 2013 | Authors: David K.S. Cornwell; Tracy-Gene G. Durkin
  • Law Firm: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. - Washington Office
  • Opinion: Plaintiff W.Y. Industries, Inc. sued Kari-Out Club LLC for infringement of U.S. Design Patent D469,689, entitled Rectangular Stackable Container. W.Y. Industries sells rectangular plastic food containers. Kari-Out makes competing food containers. The Court adopted W.Y. Industries’ verbal claim construction and denied Kari-Out’s request to include additional language, which described the functional features of the patented design.