CALABASAS HILLS, CA—Helmet House, Inc., one of the nation’s largest powersports apparel distributors and manufacturers, announced settlement of its patent and trademark litigation against RPM Gear, Inc., doing business as Olympia Moto Sports. Helmet House also announced that RPM Gear was granted a multi-year license of its Aqua-Barrier™ patented hooded collar technology for particular RPM Gear products, as part of the settlement of the litigation (United States Patent Nos. 8,156,573 and 7,779,485), and that RPM Gear will phase out its use of Helmet House’s Aqua-Barrier™ trademark.
Helmet House was represented in the matter by Rod S. Berman, head of the Intellectual Property Department of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP of Los Angeles, who said “Helmet House’s broad patent and trademark rights enable it to protect its market share and helps eliminate consumer confusion.”
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