Kensington Computer Products Group (Kensington), a division of an ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ABD) today announced that it has won a patent lawsuit against Belkin Corporation and ABA Locks Manufacturing Company (ABA), protecting Kensington's patented computer security lock technology.
A jury in Marshall, Texas agreed with Kensington that Belkin's and ABA's products infringe Kensington's patents. The jury found that Belkin and ABA willfully infringed Kensington's patents and awarded Kensington damages. The Court permanently prohibited Belkin and ABA from selling the infringing products and granted Kensington its attorney's fees and costs.
"Kensington's victory once again demonstrates the strength of our laptop lock patent portfolio," said Boris Elisman, President of Kensington Computer Products Group. "We created the security slot found on 95 percent of all laptops made today and have made substantial investments in patented locking technologies that benefit consumers. We intend to vigorously defend our intellectual property rights and protect our patented products."
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Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories, is the recognized industry standard trusted by enterprises around the world. Kensington's mobile security product offerings include laptop and mobile security locks providing a new generation of front-line protection for mobile devices. In addition, Kensington offers accessories including power adapters, chargers, mice, keyboards, trackballs, universal docking stations, desktop accessories, carrying cases and iPad/iPhone/iPod accessories. Kensington Computer Products Group, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, is the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ABD), a world leader in branded office products, with products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.kensington.com or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.