APT Added As Target In SinterFire Bullet Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 12:40 PM EDT) -- Bullet maker SinterFire Inc. has added Automated Precision Technology LLC as a defendant in a suit accusing International Cartridge Corp. of gaining an unfair competitive edge by infringing patents and trademarks for frangible bullet designs.

APT, a lead-free weapons operator, sold in bulk infringing ammunition it had purchased from ICC, a move that fraudulently led the public to believe it was buying SinterFire bullets, according to an amended complaint lodged Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

All told, the suit...
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