Lawsuit Involves Alleged Infringement of Sensormatic Acousto-Magnetic (AM) Anti-Theft Tags
Boca Raton, Fla.— November 15, 2012 – Tyco Retail Solutions (www.tycoretailsolutions.com), a leading global provider of retail performance and security solutions, announces today that it has filed a lawsuit in the United Kingdom against Algreta Solutions Ltd t/a Catalyst, an independent supplier of security tags to retailers, for patent infringement, infringement of Community trademark and passing off in connection with the sale of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) hard tags.
After analyzing samples of hard tag sourced from Catalyst, Tyco filed suit in the United Kingdom asserting that the hard tag, amongst other things, infringes a Sensormatic patent on anti-theft SuperTag II Acousto-Magnetic (AM) technology.
“Tyco’s SuperTag is recognized as the premier EAS hard tag the world’s leading retailers have come to trust over the years to help reduce theft and improve profitability,” said Nancy Chisholm, vice president and general manager, Tyco Retail Solutions. “SuperTag II was designed with a unique set of attributes. It’s durable and not easily defeated by common shoplifting tools, offering retailers the freedom and confidence to open merchandise a wide variety of items. As a result of our extensive investment in research and development, we will rigorously defend this important technology innovation.”
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Filed under Acousto-Magnetic; Tyco CorporateKeywords acousto-magnetic; EAS; electronic article surveillance; fraud; hard tag; tags
Published on 11/15/2012 Permalink