Fed. Circ. Revives Pilates Equipment Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 16, 2017, 4:14 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday told a district court it botched claims construction in a suit accusing a Manhattan Pilates studio chain of infringing a key equipment piece after the studio and its accuser, WundaFormer LLC, signed a non-infringement agreement based on the old term definitions.

In the unpublished opinion, the appeals court held that the lower court wrongly defined two terms related to a Pilates reformer, which is a sliding apparatus with add-ons that lets users work out with varying levels of resistance, reversing and...
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