Garmin Ltd. v. Bryton Inc.

March 24, 2011 – Blog Post

Garmin filed suit against Bryton in a Kansas federal court, claiming that Bryton devices for cycling enthusiasts infringe design and utility patents held by Garmin. The design patent in suit is U.S. Patent No. D632,984 (hereinafter “the ‘984 patent”) and is titled “Electronic Device.” Figure 1, which is a front perspective view, and Figure 2, which is a rear perspective view, of the ‘984 patent are reproduced below.

Bryton’s accused products include the Rider 30 cycling computer and the Rider 50 cycling computer, which are shown below.

In the complaint, Garmin asks the court for a preliminary injunction against Bryton, blocking the sale of the company’s products in the U.S.