|[January 14, 2013]
Ballistic Case Company Files Intellectual Property Infringement Complaint Against Copycat Mobile Phone Cases
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
A.G. Findings & Mfg Co., parent of Ballistic Case Company, a
designer of advanced accessories for mobile electronic devices, today
announced it has filed a complaint for unfair competition and
infringement of its intellectual property rights against Valor
AGF filed this complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern
District of Florida, alleging that Valor infringes AGF's intellectual
property rights associated with its Shell
Gell (SG) Series line of protective cases for mobile phones and is
unfairly competing with AGF.
"Ballistic's products are associated with innovative designs,
engineering expertise, and high quality materials, and we've filed the
lawsuit against Valor to stop the company from copying our product
designs," said Alan Kleinman, CFO, A.G. Findings & Mfg. "The market for
protective device cases i large enough that companies should not have
to resort to copying the designs of industry leaders like Ballistic."
AGF is asking for damages and attorneys' fees and court costs, the
destruction of the Valor cases that infringe on AGF's Shell Gell (SG)
Series line, and an injunction against the importation and sale of
"Ballistic is an innovator of high quality protective device cases and
has intellectual property associated with its innovative designs," added
Kleinman. "We protect our intellectual property rights in order to
protect our interests and those of our customers."
For more information on Ballistic's copyright infringement complaint or
additional details on the company please contact PR representative
Kristen Bean at (305) 374-4404 x123 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ballistic® Case Company
The Ballistic® brand was born approximately 6 years ago; however, it
gained new purpose in the last few years. The popularity of rugged cases
created opportunity for Ballistic. A quart of Ballistic's employees are
engineers with experience building high quality OEM accessories.
Unlike other cases, which were marketed as rugged, our engineers knew
they could design a better case using their unique skills. Our goals
were simple: build the best engineered case, offering the highest degree
of drop protection and customer satisfaction. Our designs include many
unique features, such as rubber on the inside to prevent scratches,
absorb shock and promote cooling airflow.
Additionally, we offer a high degree of customization with optional
layers, holsters that work with and without those layers, as well
interchangeable bumpers to customize your level of protection and your
look. Ballistic cases include patent pending features, such as flash
isolation modules, energy absorbing corners and customized multiple
We think everyone will drop their device. We say, "Just Drop It!" -
as long as you are using a Ballistic case. Ballistic cases are designed
to Survive Life! ™
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