BOISE (CN) - Tec-Technology Enabled Clothing claims Banana Republic, Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, JC Penney and dozens of others violate patent on its jacket with "wire management capabilities for portable electronic devices." The jacket has a pocket for the gizmo and a hole for the wire.
Here are the defendants in the federal complaint: American Recreation Products Inc.; Banana Republic Inc.; Bergan of America Inc.; Bonfire Snowboarding Inc.; The Burton Corporation; Calvin Klein Inc.; CMW Inc.; Coalision U.S.A. Inc.; Collective Licensing International LLC; Columbia Sportswear USA Corporation; Coupounas LLC; David Peyser Sportswear Inc.; Eddie Bauer Inc.; FNC Kolon USA Corp.; Helly Hansen (U.S.) Inc.; Hugo Boss Fashions Inc.; Ibex Outdoor Clothing Incorporated; J.C. Penney Corporation; LaFuma America Inc.; L.L. Bean Inc.; Marker Volkl USA Inc.; Marmot LLC; Nike Inc.; Nikita Clothing USA Inc.; Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation; Quicksilver Americas Inc.; Rossignol Ski Company Inc.; Sport Oberneyer LTD.; Spyder Active Sports Inc.; Tahsin Industrial Corp. U.S.A.; The Timberland Company; Under Armour Inc.; and V.F. Corporation.