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MICHAEL J. SULLIVAN (SBN 264695)


LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL J. SULLIVAN
111 N. Market St., Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Telephone: (408) 628-8882
Facsimile: (408) 625-1148
E-mail: msullivan@mikesullivanlaw.com

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Attorney for Plaintiff


RESOURCE INTL, INC. D/B/A MISHIMOTO

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

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RESOURCE INTL, INC. D/B/A


MISHIMOTO, a Delaware corporation,

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Plaintiff,

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vs.

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ALRADCO, LLC, a California limited


liability company,
Defendant.

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Resource Intl, Inc. d/b/a Mishimoto, by its attorney, for its Complaint, alleges as
follows:
JURISDICTION

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1338(a).
VENUE

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This is an action for patent infringement arising under the laws of the United

States, 35 U.S.C. 1, et seq. Jurisdiction in this district is proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C.

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) CASE NO.
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) COMPLAINT FOR INFRINGEMENT
) OF U.S. PATENT NO. D717,702
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Venue in this judicial district is proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1391 and

1400(b), because upon information and belief, Defendant does business in this judicial district.
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PARTIES

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3.

Plaintiff Resource Intl, Inc. d/b/a Mishimoto (Mishimoto) is a Delaware

corporation with its principal place of business at 18 Boulden Road, Suite 14, New Castle,
Delaware 19720.

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Upon information and belief, Defendant Alradco, LLC (Alradco) is a

California limited liability company with its principal place of business at 5433 Clayton Road,
Suite K-205, Clayton, California 94517.

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BACKGROUND
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On Issue Date November 18, 2014, United States Patent No. D717,702 (the

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D702 patent) entitled Automotive Radiator was duly and legally issued to named inventors
Kevin McCardle and Daniel Tafe, with an assignment recorded to Resource Intl, Inc., which

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still owns the rights, title, and interest to the D702 patent. A copy of the D702 patent is

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attached as Plaintiffs Exhibit 1.

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CLAIM FOR RELIEF OF INFRINGEMENT

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6.

Upon information and belief, Alradco makes, uses, sells, and/or offers to sell

radiators for use in the automotive industry. A copy of a webpage from Alradcos website

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offering to sell a 2008 - 2010 Ford 6.4 Powerstroke Aluminum Radiator (the Powerstroke

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radiator) is attached as Plaintiffs Exhibit 2. Alradcos Powerstroke radiator falls within the

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scope of the claim of the D702 patent. Upon information and belief, the accused Powerstroke

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radiator is sold to distributors, retailers and/or customers who resell and/or use the Powerstroke
radiator throughout the United States, including in the State of California, including in this
judicial district.
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Alradcos acts in making, using, offering to sell, and/or selling, within the State

of California and elsewhere in the United States the above-referenced Powerstroke radiator
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infringes, induces others to infringe, and/or contributorily infringes the claim of the D702

patent under 35 U.S.C. 271 without authority to do so.

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Upon information and belief, Alradcos infringement of the D702 patent has

been willful, deliberate and in conscious disregard of Plaintiffs rights. By designing, making,

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marketing, and selling Alradcos Powerstroke radiator, Alradco presumptively knew or should
have known that Mishimoto has a patent covering such Powerstroke radiator.
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Mishimoto has suffered damages, including loss of sales and profits, as a result

of Alradcos infringing activities, and is entitled to compensation pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284


and 289.
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As a result of Alradcos infringing activities, Mishimoto has suffered and will

continue to suffer irreparable injury, unless Alradco is permanently enjoined by this Court
pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 283.
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This case is exceptional and, therefore, Mishimoto is entitled to an award of its

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expenses, costs, and attorneys fees in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 285 and Rule 54(d) of the

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Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

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DEMAND FOR JUDGMENT

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WHEREFORE, Mishimoto requests the following relief:


1. A judgment that Defendants making, using, offering to sell, and/or selling, within the

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State of California and elsewhere in the United States Defendants Powerstroke radiator

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infringes, actively induces others to infringe, and/or contributorily infringes

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Mishimotos D702 patent;

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2. A judgment permanently enjoining Defendants infringing activities pursuant to 35


U.S.C. 283;

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COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT

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3. A judgment awarding Mishimoto the damages to which it is entitled for Defendants


willful acts of infringement complained of herein, including the greater of Defendants
total profits from the infringement pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 289 or the trebling of the
damages award pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284, together with pre-judgment and post-

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judgment interest;
4. An accounting of Defendants profits;

5. Reasonable funds for future corrective advertising;

6. A judgment declaring that this case is exceptional and awarding Mishimoto its expenses,

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costs, and attorneys fees in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 285 and Rule 54(d) of the
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; and
7. Such other further relief as the Court deems just and proper.

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Respectfully submitted,

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DATED: January 6, 2015

/s/Michael J. Sullivan
Michael J. Sullivan
(SBN 264695)
LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL J. SULLIVAN
111 N. Market St., Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Telephone: (408) 628-8882
Facsimile: (408) 625-1148
E-mail: msullivan@mikesullivanlaw.com
Attorney for Plaintiff
RESOURCE INTL, INC. D/B/A
MISHIMOTO

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