Fat-Freezing Licensee Says Spa Is Infringing

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 5:17 PM EST) -- Fat-freezing technology company Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc. filed suit on Thursday against Total Body Laser Skin Care LLC in Wisconsin federal court, saying the rival infringes its intellectual property.

Pleasanton, California-based Zeltiq says that Madison, Wisconsin-based Total Body is offering cryogenic lipolysis services even though Zeltiq is exclusively licensed to provide such services by the scientists that invented the process, who are from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Zeltiq says that Total Body Laser is representing on its website that its “CrioShaping” device is associated with...
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