Taser Maker Wins $2.4M In Patent Row

By David McAfee (January 10, 2014, 8:32 PM EST) -- A Delaware federal judge entered a final consent judgment Friday in self-defense equipment maker Taser International Inc.'s patent suit against rival Karbon Arms LLC, awarding Taser nearly $2.4 million in damages and permanently enjoining Karbon from making certain products.

Taser sued Karbon in 2011, seeking to bar the competitor from selling two accused stun gun models, the MPID and MPID-C, that allegedly infringed claims from three patents. In December, the court found that Karbon had infringed one claim of U.S. Patent Number 7,800,885, and set a trial date for Jan. 13.

But on Friday, the parties filed a joint stipulation for...

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