Brother Enforces P-Touch® Tape Cassette Patents

               Brother Enforces P-Touch® Tape Cassette Patents

PR Newswire

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 17, 2013

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brother Industries, Ltd.
owns patents covering tape cassettes used in its P-Touch® labeling machines.
Brother is committed to vigorously enforcing those patent rights and recently
filed the three following legal actions:

On February 26, 2013, Brother filed a patent infringement case in the United
States District Court for the District of Delaware against Aster Graphics,
Inc., LD Products, Inc. and the Supplies Guys LLC, asserting infringement of
United States Patents Nos. 8,382,389 entitled "Tape Cassette," 6,116,796
entitled "Tape Label Printing Device," 5,964,539 "Tape-Shaped Label Printing
Device," 5,653,542 entitled "Tape Cassette" and D647, 127 entitled "Tape
Cartridge For Tape Printing Machine."

On March 1, 2013, Brother filed suit in the same court against Sophia Global
LLC, My Supply Buy LLC and Nextag, Inc., asserting infringement of United
States Patents Nos. 6,116,796 entitled "Tape Label Printing Device," 5,964,539
"Tape-Shaped Label Printing Device" and 5,653,542 entitled "Tape Cassette."

And, on March 5, 2013, Brother filed suit in Delaware against Chi Kin Wong,
doing business as CW Media Pro, asserting infringement of United States
Patents Nos. 6,116,796 entitled "Tape Label Printing Device," 5,964,539
"Tape-Shaped Label Printing Device" and 5,653,542 entitled "Tape Cassette."

About Brother

Brother International Corporation is one of the premier providers of products
for the home, home office and office. The U.S. corporate office in
Bridgewater, N. J., was established on April 21, 1954 and currently markets
many industrial products, home appliances and business products manufactured
by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan.

These products include an award-winning line of Multi-Function Center®
machines and printers. Brother also provides the number-one line of facsimile
machines in the U.S. and is the leader in electronic labeling, with its full
line of P-touch® Electronic Labeling Systems. For more information you can
visit the website at www.brother.com.

SOURCE Brother International Corporation

Website: http://www.brother.com
Contact: Georgina Turpin, MSLGROUP, 646.500.7677, Georgina.Turpin@mslgroup.com
 
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