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Exmark sues Briggs & Stratton and Schiller Grounds Care

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Exmark Manufacturing sued Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group and Schiller Grounds Care, alleging their mowers infringe on its patents.

Lincoln Journal Star | May 14, 2010

 

Exmark Manufacturing sued Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group and Schiller Grounds Care Inc. Wednesday alleging their mowers infringe on its patents.
 
The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Omaha sought an injunction against Briggs, a Wisconsin company, and Schiller, a Pennsylvania company, both alleged to be making and selling mowers covered by an Exmark patent.
 
Exmark's attorney, Jill Robb Ackerman of Omaha, said in the suit that the infringing mowers include those sold under the names: Snapper Pro S200X, Ferris Comfort Control DD, mowers with the Briggs' iCD Cutting Systems, all made by Briggs; and Bob-Cat FastCat Pro and Hydro Walk-Behind, made by Schiller.
 
Exmark has been damaged by the infringement and will continue to be until it is stopped, she said.
 
John Wright, a spokesman for Exmark’s parent company, Toro, said the company does not coment on pending litigation. However, he said that the company will “vigorously defend” its intellectual property.

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