Gillette Sues Sharper Image Over Razor Patent

Law360, New York (May 7, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Gillette Co., already embroiled in litigation over razor technology with rivals Schick and Remington, has asked a federal judge to declare that its soon-to-be-launched vibrating razor handle does not infringe patents held by the Sharper Image Corp.

Gillette filed its lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, following a lengthy dispute with the Sharper Image, which produces a similar, patented handle.

Gillette’s M3Power handle, expected to be launched this month, was unveiled in January. The handle “delivers gentle pulses to the shaving cartridge...
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