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U.S. Sales Ban on Two-Pronged Vibrators

On Monday, the US International Trade Commission overruled a preliminary ITC finding and held that several companies making and selling vibrators in the U.S. had infringed a patent for a two-armed (two-pronged) vibrator owned by a Canadian company, Standard Innovation Corp.

Privately held Standard Innovation called their innovation of the two-armed vibrator “a global sensation” on their website and belonging to their brand “We-Vibe.”

It filed its complaint against vibrator manufacturer Lelo Inc and a long list of other companies including sales and distribution agents like Nalpac Enterprises, Williams Trading Co, Honey’s Place Inc, Lover’s Lane & Co, and others.

Earlier, an ITC judge had held in a preliminary finding made in January that the patent holder, based in Ottawa, did not have sufficient commercial activity in the United States to prevail at the ITC. However that finding was not accepted by the full commission.

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The ITC banned sales and distribution of the two-armed vibrators made by Lelo Inc, and other patent infringers.

The “global sensation” is designed to be worn for use during sex by a couple. The latest models, as shown on their website can also be operated remotely (??)

It is expected that Standard Innovation, which was featured this year in Bloomberg and Huffington Post would be directly catering to U.S. customers.

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  • derfelcadarn

    Someone explain to me why the federal government would have any interests in this ? Other than the fact that they are shafting the taxpayers big time and do not want the competition.

  • David Dunn

    They told me if I voted for Mitt Romney, we’d see a federal sex-toy ban. And they were right! (Thx Instapundit!)

  • Billy Oblivion

    Someone filed suit for patent infringement.

  • AD_Rtr_OS

    Wow! Thank Goodness.
    The world is now safe from knock-off, two-armed vibrators.
    Good job, ITC.

  • rabidfox2

    As is their right. Even manufactures of sex toys have commercial rights.

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