Dollar Shave Club Sued By Gillette

Los Angeles-based subscription razor startup Dollar Shave Club has been sued by razor giant Gillette, which claims that Dollar Shave Club is infringing upon Gillette's patents. According to Gillette, is is seeking both damages and an injunction to prevent Dollar Shave Club from selling any products infringe upon its technology. The lawsuit was filed in the District of Delaware. Gillette said the lawsuit was filed in order to "protect Gillette's significant investment in razor technology." Gillette did not specify in its announcement which patents it believes Dollar Shave Club is infringing upon.