ATK Hit With Suit Over Gun Scope Mount Patent

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Kwik-Site Inc. has drawn a bead on Alliant Techsytems Inc., alleging the munitions, aerospace and defense company willfully infringes a patent covering scope mount adaptors for rifles.

The complaint, lodged Thursday in the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Michigan, claims Alliance, known as ATK, makes and sells gun scope mount adaptors that are protected by Kwik-Site’s patent.

Specifically, ATK’s Weaver brand of base adaptors for rifle scopes infringe U.S. Patent Number D477,650, titled “Two-piece rifle scope mount adapter,” according to the complaint.

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