Sloan Valve Company v. Zurn Industries Inc.

The Situation

Sloan sued Zurn, accusing it of infringing upon its patent for a toilet flushing mechanism. To estimate damages, Sloan experts selected a sample of toilets in certain buildings and collected information about other plumbing equipment found in the same bathrooms.

 

NERA's Role

NERA statisticians were hired to evaluate the sampling plan and the conclusions drawn from the data collected on the basis of this plan.

 

The Result

Reports have been submitted to the Court and the trial is scheduled for 2014