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Polaris suing Arctic Cat over side-by-side patent violation

Polaris is suing Arctic Cat over an alleged patent violation that involves a Polaris side-by-side, according to a report on Christmas Day by the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. The patent is listed as No. 8,596,405.

“According to court documents filed Friday in U.S. District Court, Polaris filed patent applications for its side-by-side ATVs in 2006, with an update in 2010. The U.S. patent office officially approved the Polaris patent application on Dec. 3,” the article reads.

The lawsuit, according to the report, “argues that Arctic Cat still manufacturers and sells its Wildcat side-by-side ATVs, ‘which infringe the 405’ patent.”

Read the Star Tribune report by clicking here.

Read the complaint filed by Polaris in U.S. District Court by clicking here.

And, you can find more goodies related “the 405” patent on PatentStorm.com by clicking here.

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