We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Court Rules for Icon In Nautilus Patent Suit

Law360 (October 10, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fitness equipment maker Nautilus Inc. was dealt a setback in its patent-infringement lawsuit against rival Icon Health and Fitness Inc.

The U.S. Federal District Court for Western Washington granted Icon's motion for summary judgment of noninfringement under the doctrine of equivalents, the company said in a statement.

The doctrine is one of the last remaining standards under which Nautilus had hoped to bar Icon from marketing its fitness equipment, branded as Crossbow. Nautilus makes a similar machine marketed as the Bowflex.

An earlier court decision denied...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.