Peloton Rival Wants Exercise Bike Patent Suit Tossed
By Adam Lidgett (March 2, 2021, 5:31 PM EST) -- Exercise bike manufacturer Echelon Fitness Multimedia LLC says it shouldn't have to face a second patent infringement suit from Peloton, saying the virtual fitness company's bid to assert the patent at issue came too late.
Echelon on Monday moved to dismiss a suit launched last month claiming that it infringed a Peloton Interactive Inc. patent — U.S. Patent No. 10,639,521.
The dismissal bid said Peloton could have included the '521 patent in the earlier filing before a deadline to amend allegations in that case. But "Peloton offered no explanation for its failure to assert the '521 patent prior to" that deadline,...
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