According to the Complaint, Espro's claim of infringement revolves around what they believe to be a similarity between the two brewer’s basket-shaped plunging mechanisms. Espro currently holds a patent for their version of the design (Claim 5 on page 28 of Exhibit A).
In their press release, Espro stated the following:
We reached out to both sides for comment on the development. Jenni Morse, co-creator of the Simpli Press, has this to say:
Morse went on to note:
Espro was unavailable for comment as of the publication of this article, but Espro's president and co-founder Bruce Constantine had this to say in the press release:
The full statement from Espro can be found here.
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