PhaZZer Says USPTO Rejects All TASER Int'l (TASR) '262 Patent Claims

December 9, 2016 7:58 AM EST
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In response to Taser International, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TASR) filed patent claim in United States District Court, Central District of Florida against PhaZZer Electronics, Inc. for its U.S. Pat. No. 7,234,262 patent, PhaZZer Electronics, Inc. filed for an ex parte reexamination with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In an action dated November 8, 2016, the USPTO rejected ALL 18 patent claims of Taser International, Inc.'s 7,234,262 patent.

The USPTO conducted a comprehensive review based on PhaZZer Electronics, Inc.'s submission and found ALL Claims 1-3, 5-7, 9-11, 13-15, 17 and 18 and Claims 4, 8, 12, and 16 to be unpatentable in light of two or three prior United States Patents, respectively.

PhaZZer Electronics, Inc. is pleased with the review and findings of the USPTO and will continue to vigorously defend its right to compete in the sale of CEWs, ammunition and accessories.

Kirk French, President of PhaZZer Electronics, Inc. said "Free enterprise and competition is the foundation on which this Country was built. It drives us to excel which results in developing better products, new technologies and options at more competitive prices."

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