U.S. Marshals raided a Chinese company at CES for selling a knockoff hoverboard
A Chinese company at CES was raided by the U.S. Marshals on Thursday for producing and selling a knockoff of a patented single-wheeled electric skateboard.
Changzhou First International Trade’s “Trotter” electric skateboard infringed on Future Motion’s Onewheel design and technology, according Bloomberg. The Marshals confiscated all Trotter devices, promotional signage and fliers.
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Kyle Doerksen, the creator of the Onewheel, said he made several attempts prior to the booth raid to get Changzhou First International Trade to cease and desist, but never heard back from them Read more…