Patent Coverage Arose for Homedics' Advertising of Similar Products

Homedics, Inc. v. Valley Forge Ins. Co., No. SA CV 99-0928 DOC (ANx), 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17317 (C.D. Cal. Oct. 29, 1999)

Ownership rights to patent conveyed "title" which was allegedly infringed by Homedics' use in advertisements of similar products to those Nikken maintained rights to exclude others from offering for sale. This advertising conduct was an "infringement of title" triggering "advertising injury" coverage.