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Article Date: October 2019
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Riddell Settles with Kranos, BSN and Ex-Sales Reps

After winning a $5 million jury award in its patent infringement suit against Schutt-parent Kranos in May, Riddell has reached a final settlement with the company to head off any further appeals. Kranos had asked the No. IL District Court judge to set aside the verdict and grant a new trial, arguing that the jury had miscalculated the royalty damages and made other mistakes in reaching the $5 million number. The suit, filed in 2016, accused Kranos of copying Riddell’s patents nos. 8,938,818 and 8,528,118 for football helmet designs incorporating a raised central band with its Schutt Vengeance line ... Log in to view full article.


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