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Ice Castles, an American Fork, Utah-based company that builds structures out of icicles for people to walk through and photograph, is suing a similar company, LaBelle Lake Ice Palace, for patent infringement, reports KSL.com. The plaintiff, represented by Kirton McConkie, says that LaBelle is using Ice Castles’ icicle-making technology, while LaBelle says that its method, which involves ice formed in molds, does not create icicles, but rather ice logs, and does not violate the plaintiffs’ patent. The outcome of the case is expected to hinge on what does and does not constitute an icicle.

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