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A team of Georgia Tech inventors are suing Adidas, Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret, Athos, and several other companies for patent infringement after the fashion brands created garments that monitor the wearer’s vital signs. The undeniably nifty but allegedly illegal products targeted by the lawsuits include the Victoria’s Secret Incredible Bra, which tracks the wearer’s heart rate; Athos training gear, which determines muscle effort, heart rate, and breathing rate; and Ralph Lauren’s Polo Tech Shirt, which were worn by athletes at the most recent U.S. Open.

The patents, the products, and the lawsuit >>