Jawbone Fitbit lawsuit

By Aditi Pai 03:21 pm March 16, 2016
Jawbone has added a new defendant to one of its cases against Fitbit. This case is the one in which Jawbone alleges Fitbit poached employees who stole Jawbone trade secrets, according to Fortune. In the amended filing, Jawbone added Fitbit employee Jing Qi “Gee” Weiden, who was a former Jawbone employee, to the defendants. Weiden allegedly sent sensitive Jawbone company files to her Fitbit...
By Jonah Comstock 07:52 am October 14, 2015
Fitbit Surge Updated with statement from Fitbit  A California judge has ordered, in a preliminary injunction, that the five Fitbit employees accused of stealing trade secrets must return any Jawbone information in their possession to Jawbone and prove they've deleted any copies, according to a Law360 report. A preliminary injunction doesn't guarantee that the court will ultimately rule in...
By Aditi Pai 11:04 am September 8, 2015
Jawbone UP2 After a string of lawsuits that Jawbone has filed against Fitbit, the latter has filed one of its own, suing Jawbone and its subsidiary, BodyMedia, in Delaware District Court, for alleged patent infringement. Fitbit is suing Jawbone over alleged infringement of three patents, two of which were issued in May 2015 and a third that was issued in December 2014. The two from May 2015...
By Aditi Pai 08:15 am June 4, 2015
Jawbone UP2 Just three months after Apple pulled a number of wristworn fitness tracking devices from its stores, including Jawbone UP24 and Nike FuelBand SE, Jawbone Senior Product Manager Jason Donahue revealed that the company's devices would return to the Apple Store in the coming months during a presentation he gave in Japan, according to local reports in that country, and as explained in ...
By Aditi Pai 02:29 am May 28, 2015
Jawbone UP2 Just a few weeks after Fitbit filed for an IPO, one of the company's biggest competitors, Jawbone, has sued Fitbit, according to the New York Times. Jawbone alleges that Fitbit poached employees who downloaded sensitive data about Jawbone before leaving the company. The full text of the suit can be read here. "According to the complaint, recruiters for Fitbit contacted nearly a...