Sunscreen Machine Co. Hits Rival With Patent, False Ad Suit

By Shayna Posses (March 3, 2017, 6:47 PM EST) -- Sunscreen Mist Holdings LLC filed a suit in Florida federal court Friday accusing a rival of infringing its patent for an automatic sunscreen application vending machine and telling customers that its competing device is the first of its kind to secure clients like a Hyatt Regency hotel in Florida.

The Michigan-based company's complaint alleges that SnappyScreen Inc. has infringed Sun's patent for a machine that sprays users with their choice of sunscreen of various strengths after they insert payment, and also accuses the New York-based company of falsely advertising that its rival device is "The World's First Touchless Sunscreen Application System."...

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