Tech-ni-fold Ltd. Files Patent Lawsuit
The Binding Edge
Tech-ni-Fold Ltd., a UK-based print finishing manufacturer, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against F. P. Rosback Company, St. Joseph, MI. The suit, Tech-ni-Fold Ltd. v. F.P. Rosback Company, No. 14-cv-5737, now is pending before Judge Virginia M. Kendall in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Tech-ni-Fold’s complaint states that Rosback’s TrueScore-Pro products infringe Tech-ni-Fold’s US Patent No. 6,572,519.
Rosback, manufacturers of bindery equipment including a range of scoring machines, had previously agreed to cease selling a version of the Rosback TrueScore-Pro, after receiving a letter from Tech-ni-Fold’s legal counsel in July 2013. A month later, however, Rosback re-entered the market with a “modified” TrueScore-Pro product. Upon evaluating the new Rosback design and comparing it to Tech-ni-Fold’s patent portfolio, Tech-ni-Fold filed the pending infringement suit. Tech-ni-Fold has asked the Court to enjoin Rosback from further infringing the ‘519 Patent and to award Tech-ni-Fold damages and costs, including attorneys’ fees for willful infringement.
The independently owned and operated Technifold USA, Inc., based in New Jersey, is the exclusive distributor of the Tech-ni-Fold range of products in the US and Canada. For more information, visit www.technifoldUSA.com.