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Moving forward: Patent infringement claim against Fitbit will proceed (access required)

A federal judge has ruled that infringement claims brought against a manufacturer of wearable fitness technology can proceed despite the asserted patents being directed to “abstract ideas.” Plaintiff Philips North America accused defendant Fitbit of infringing patents for a method of “interactive exercise monitoring,” a wireless communication system, and a means of computing athletic performance feedback ...