LELO alleges that Standard Innovation Corporation's "We-Vibe 3" product infringes US Patent 7,749,178 issued for inductive charging of personal massagers

LELO Names Standard Innovation Corporation's "We-Vibe 3" Product in Patent Infringement Case on Inductive Charging in Personal Massagers

Apr 04, 2013, 18:47 ET from LELO

SAN JOSE, Calif. and STOCKHOLM, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LELO has confirmed today that Standard Innovation Corporation's "We-Vibe 3" product has been named in a lawsuit filed in Federal Court in the Northern District of California for infringement of LELO's intellectual property rights (Case No. CV-13-01393-PSG).

LELO, Inc. ("LELO") owns the rights, title and interest in U.S. Patent No. 7,749,178 ("the '178 patent") entitled "Inductively Chargeable Massager."  The '178 patent protects LELO's technology for inductively chargeable massagers. 

LELO is seeking a court order to stop further infringement and sales of "We-Vibe 3" products and for unspecified damages due to sales of infringing We-Vibe products.

LELO will hold Standard Innovation Corporation and all involved infringers accountable for past, present and future damages.

LELO is considering naming as defendants in the case any infringing third parties involved in the sale, offer for sale, or importation of infringing We-Vibe products in the United States.

LELO will also protect its intellectual property rights worldwide and will consider filing suits against any parties involved in infringing its intellectual property anywhere in the world where it holds or will hold rights.

LELO is represented by Fenwick & West LLP, a leading national law firm representing technology-based clients — including leaders in the Internet, computer hardware and software, digital media and entertainment, semiconductor, biotechnology and medical device industries.

Distributors and Retailers worldwide seeking more extensive advice on how to proceed at this time are advised to contact legalteam@lelo.com.

LELO is the world's leading designer brand for intimate lifestyle products. On launching in 2003, LELO transformed the look, feel and function of how personal massagers were perceived, and now applies the same commitment to quality and innovation through bedroom accessories, massage oils, soy massage candles and a premium line of silk intimate apparel. LELOi AB is the Swedish company behind LELO, and also holds the PicoBong™ brand under the LELO group, where offices extend from Stockholm to San Jose, from Sydney to Shanghai.