Appeals court sides with Fox, sends SRAM patent decision back to board

December 18, 2019

A federal appeals court has given Fox a small victory in its long running chainring patent legal battle with SRAM. SRAM had called out RaceFace, which is owned by Fox, for offering a chainring with chain retention features without licensing SRAM’s patent as other brands have done. SRAM sued RaceFace in Illinois for patent infringement, a case that is on hold pending the patent board review. Read more on Bicycle Retailer.