Fitbit wants lawsuit against Jawbone drop
Fitnesstrackerfabrikant Fitbit does not want to prevent the products of competitor Jawbone can be imported into the United States.
Reports that Jawbone in a statement compared to the website Recode. Fitbit had filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission, a bedrijfsorgaan of the United States that is a importblokkade.
In the statement, let Jawbone know that Fitbit, the case against the manufacturer wants to drop. By this step want Fitbit also no longer prevent the products from Jawbone import, including any trackers that are still in development.
Because Jawbone is currently in a ‘bad’ financial situation and the company, but only a few products to sell, asking Fitbit, wondering how long his competitor so can still continue. This is the reason that the company the case withdraws.
Jawbone reports that the struggle in any other case not yet specify. Jawbone won a Fitbit earlier last year for the judge because the company’s trade secrets could have been stolen. A judge decided in August that, however, this has not been demonstrated.