Wearable technology increases likelihood of patent battles

Complex technology embedded into wearable tech devices increases the chance for patent lawsuits and litigation claims sent to the ITC

With the latest technology comes innovative products that not only simplify our lives, but enhance them in ways we never thought imaginable. However, with these new products also comes an unprecedented level of patent claims as battles over technology copyrights ensue. 

Wearable technology for example, incorporates technology so unique that duplication often leads to patent lawsuits brought to the US International Trade Commission (ITC).  Devices such as wearable glasses, smart watches and wristbands dedicated to a healthier lifestyles incorporate computing technology that is so exclusive, manufacturers big and small are easily pitted against each other regarding patent claims and litigations.

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Stefanie Mosca

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