Back in Five, LLC, has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Infinite International, Inc. A consent decree entered in the District Court enjoins Infinite International from manufacturing and selling devices that infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 6,443,916 and 7,179,237, entitled “Device for Preventing or Relieving Pain in the Lower Back”. The ‘916 and ‘237 patents relate to a device for simultaneously pulling and lifting a user’s lower back:
The consent decree states that the patents are valid and enforceable. The lawsuit was filed on January 7, 2011, and also asserted claims of trade dress infringement and unfair competition.