Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC v. Forest River Inc

Filing 130

MOTION for Summary Judgment by Plaintiff Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC, Counter Defendant Heartland Recreational Vehicles LLC. (Irmscher, David)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of Indiana South Bend Division HEARTLAND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, LLC, Plaintiff, v. FOREST RIVER, INC., Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO.: 3:08-cv-490 JD HEARTLAND'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT Forest River, Inc. ("Forest River") asserts three counterclaims against Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC ("Heartland"): (1) inequitable conduct in the prosecution of U.S. Patent No. 7,278,650; (2) "passing off" or "palming off" in violation of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. 1125(a)(1)(A); and (3) criminal deception in violation of Ind. Code 35-43-5-3(6) & 34-24-3-1. The arguments and evidence in support of this Motion are set forth in the Memorandum and Statement of Undisputed Material Facts filed herewith. No issue of material fact exists with respect to any of Forest River's counterclaims, and Heartland is entitled to summary judgment as a matter of law. Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(c). BDDB01 5962848v1 BAKER & DANIELS LLP By: /s/ David P. Irmscher David P. Irmscher (#15026-02) Abigail M. Butler (#22295-02) Peter A. Meyer (#27968-53) 111 East Wayne, Suite 800 Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802 Tel: 260.424.8000 Fax: 260.460.1700 david.irmscher@bakerd.com abigail.butler@bakerd.com peter.meyer@bakerd.com ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF, HEARTLAND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, LLC CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned counsel for plaintiff Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC, hereby certifies that a copy of the foregoing was served upon the following, this 2nd day of November, 2010, by operation of the Court's electronic filing system: Ryan M. Fountain 420 Lincoln Way West Mishawaka, Indiana 46544-1902 /s/ David P. Irmscher David P. Irmscher -2BDDB01 5962848v1