Fitness Anywhere, LLC v. Woss Enterprises LLC


On March 22, 2017, after a five day jury trial presided over by Judge Freeman in the Northern District of California, the unanimous jury sided with the team at Vedder Price and Fitness Anywhere (which does business as TRX) on claims of willful patent and trademark infringement.

Fitness Anywhere, Inc. was founded in 2006. The company’s line of business includes the manufacturing of sporting and athletic goods.

The defendant had, with full knowledge of TRX’s patent, created and sold an infringing product The jury awarded TRX over $6.8 million in damages based largely on TRX’s lost profits. This award represents more than the totality of the defendant’s gross revenue from the infringing products.

Vedder Price advised with a team including Alain Villeneuve (Picture), Michael Waters and John Burke.

Involved fees earner: Alain Villeneuve – Vedder Price; Michael Waters – Vedder Price; John Burke – Vedder Price;

Law Firms: Vedder Price;

Clients: Fitness Anywhere, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti