Feds Open Probe Into Imported Handheld Massage Guns

Law360 (July 20, 2020, 10:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday opened an investigation into a California company's claims that Chinese and domestic importers are bringing in hand massage guns that infringe on the company's patented technology behind a therapeutic massage device.

The probe comes a month after Hyperice Inc. lodged a complaint accusing more than a dozen Chinese and domestic rivals of importing and selling handheld massage guns that infringe on the technology and design of its HyperVolt line of massage devices.

"The complainant requests that the USITC issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and...

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