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Nike Says Lululemon’s Mirror Infringes Digital Patents (1)

Jan. 5, 2022, 10:43 PM

Nike Inc. sued Lululemon Athletica Inc. claiming its Mirror Home Gym and mobile app infringes its patents for digital home exercise equipment.

The Nike suit is the latest in the thriving home fitness industry, where companies are turning to the courts to protect their own products from competition while expanding into new lines of business. Lululemon, once solely a yogawear company, acquired startup Mirror for $500 million in 2020.

Nike lawsuit’s paints the Mirror as a novice in the market while “Nike has spent decades creating game-changing digital sport technologies” since the 1980s.

To prove its expertise, Nike pointed to ...