In a counterclaim filed May 17, 2010, Oakley, Inc., a sport sunglasses manufacturer, is accused of marking its products with hundreds of patents that were either:
(ii) did not cover the marked products (e.g. patents on shoes and watches),
(iii) were not owned by Oakley, or
(iv) were non-existent.
The counterclaim was filed by Suntech Optics, Inc. in response to accusations of infringement of patents D580963, 5387949, and 5638145.
Oakley, Inc. v. Ryders Eyewear, 3-09-cv-02037 (CASD San Diego)