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Feds Raid Hoverboard Booth at CES

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This story originally appeared on CNBC

Federal agents investigating claims of raided a Chinese hoverboard maker's stand at the in Las Vegas.

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OneWheel Hoverboard

The raid on Changzhou First International Trade's stand at CES on Thursday came after complaints by -based start-up Future Motion over its single central wheel hoverboard called Onewheel.

The company claims the Changzhou's device, Surfing Electric Scooter, infringed on its copyrights.

Footage of the raid shows U.S. marshals taking down promotional material at Changzhou's CES stand and confiscating its one-wheeled products. 

Future Motion obtained a temporary restraining order in federal court in Nevada this week against Changzhou. The reported that the case is set to return to court in a week.

"Knocking off an invention that is patented and carefully quality-controlled is a disservice and unsafe to consumers," Future Motion CEO Kyle Doerksen said in a statement Thursday. "We will continue to vigorously defend our rights around the world."

The Chinese firm told the BBC that it did not believe it had broken the law.

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