By Lauren Berg (June 10, 2022, 9:08 PM EDT) — Adidas claims rival Nike’s Run Club and SNKRS apps, as well as its app-controlled shoe adjustment system, all infringe its patented technology related to mobile fitness tracking and coaching, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Texas federal court.
Nike’s tracking and training apps and self-adjusting shoes infringe nine of Adidas’ patents related to outdoor route tracking, fitness tracking, personalized training plan systems and product launches, among other features, according to the 62-page complaint.
Adidas said it has a long history of integrating technology into its products, including in 1984 when it released the world’s first shoe with an integrated computer…
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