Medical device company Masimo is being sued by Apple for allegedly copying Apple Watch designs and patents to develop its medical products.
The tech giant said in its lawsuit, which was earlier reported by Bloomberg and Reuters, that Masimo copied many of its designs and patents, including health-monitoring technology, case design and chargers.
Masimo largely sells devices for hospitals to manage patient care, and earlier this year it bought Sound United, a holding company whose brands include Denon and Polk Audio. In August, Masimo also announced its release of a health watch, the W1, which includes many similar health sensors the Apple Watch has.
An Apple spokesperson said in a statement that it hoped the suit would “protect the innovations we advance on behalf of our customers.”
Read the full article art Cnet.