Neustel News – Fitness Celeb Claims Gym Infringed Exercise Machine, IP (Law360 Article)

Law360 did an article on our recent lawsuit on behalf of Lagree to enforce its patents, trademarks and copyrights.  Below is the initial portion of the article and a link to the full Law360 article:

Fitness Celeb Claims Gym Infringed Exercise Machine, IP

Law360, Los Angeles (February 17, 2017, 7:57 PM EST) — Fitness guru and celebrity trainer Sebastien Lagree and his Lagree Fitness sued the BodyRok franchise in California federal court on Friday alleging infringement of his patents, copyright and trademarks with a fitness machine nearly identical to his “Megaformer.”  Lagree’s Pilates-style fitness program is practiced in more than 300 licensed studios around the world, the complaint said. He also has patents for exercise machines in the program, including the “Megaformer,” which is designed to work core muscles in various ways and only sold to Lagree-licensed studios.  In a detailed 52-page complaint, Lagree accused BodyRok and its founders, who once had licensed Lagree programs, of debuting a fitness machine that infringes his patents for the Megaformer, as well as copying other aspects of Lagree’s program.  Read Entire Article