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Firearm Patent Owner Gets Infringement Loss Overturned on Appeal

Jan. 14, 2022, 6:23 PM

Evolusion Concepts Inc. convinced the Federal Circuit that a competitor’s firearm modification kit infringes its patent on converting semi-automatic rifles to make them take longer to load.

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled that Juggernaut Tactical Inc. didn’t infringe the patent related to converting a rifle to make it conform with increased legal restrictions after interpreting language in the patent.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found that the claim construction was flawed and reversed the trial court’s ruling in a precedential opinion Friday.

Evolusion alleged Juggernaut’s Hellfighter Mod Kits infringed U.S. ...

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