Home > News > LELO Calls ITC Ruling a ‘Setback’ for Consumers, Industry • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


LELO Calls ITC Ruling a ‘Setback’ for Consumers, Industry

LELO Calls ITC Ruling a ‘Setback’ for Consumers, Industry
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality boost the paysite market?
Yes, it will soon
Yes, but in a few years
Out of 179 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
Jun 19, 2013 3:15 PM PDT    Text size: 

SAN JOSE, Calif. — LELO has responded to Monday’s ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which bans the importation and sale of the LELO Tiani and Tiani 2 in U.S. territories.

The decision only affects the U.S. market and still must be approved by the United States Trade Representative delegated by the President during a 60-day period following the ITC’s order. The decision is also subject to review by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

LELO says ITC’s ruling is “a clear setback for the American consumer, and the industry as a whole.” LELO claims that the intentions of SIC [Standard Innovation Corporation] in asking the ITC to bring this investigation represented a clear action to prevent competition in the marketplace for its We-Vibe product line.

“SIC has instead chosen to target through legal proceedings LELO and other innovative companies that wish to offer more choice for consumers,” the company says.

LELO has announced it will continue to defend its right to import and sell its products in the U.S. market and will pursue legal action against SIC as necessary to do so. LELO Inc. is currently pursuing litigation in Federal District Court in California against Standard Innovation Corporation and its We-Vibe 3 product for infringement of one of LELO’s patents.

“LELO has also taken the opportunity to express its sincere gratitude to its loyal U.S. partners over the recent months, and affirmed its commitment to stand by retailers and distributors in offering genuinely innovative products to their customers,” the company said.

A  new line of LELO personal massagers is slated for release in fall 2013, which the company claims will succeed in offering consumers greater choices while inspiring innovation across the industry as a whole.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Gian Carlo Tastes Sweet Success of BitterStrawberry

Time flies when you are having fun. And BitterStrawberry’s managing partner, Gian Carlo, is having fun. Not motivated by dollars and cents, Gian Carlo says his “happy place” and “true... More »

Cam World: Jim Austin Puts Stripchat / xHamsterLive on the Cutting Edge

Meet Jim Austin, head of business development for Stripchat and xHamsterLive. Austin helps run the two free online communities where amateur models — women, men, couples and transgender folk —... More »

Crave’s Jack Morocco Brings Fresh Perspective to Channel Manager Role

Jack Morocco must be in the right career. They’ve been hit on by Nina Hartley and already had to fend off Ron Jeremy, all in their short one-and-a-half years with San Francisco boutique outfit Crave.... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.



Mar 31 - Apr 02
Denver, CO.

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!