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Article Date: October 2020
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Connected Fitness Battle Moves from Market Place to Court Room


Icon Health & Fitness has sued Peloton in DE federal court claiming that its new Bike+ design infringes on patents it has held dating back to The Super Show in the late 1990s, which cover remotely controlled resistance during a workout and the integration of weights and treadmills to provide an aerobic and anaerobic workout using a free weight cradle. The suit claims that PTON had sought to license the former patent when it was first starting out and was refused with a warning not to infringe.

 

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