Boa Technology Inc. announced today that the Regional Court of Munich, Germany, granted a preliminary injunction against Rong Jou Ent. Co Ltd., a Taiwanese company doing business under the name A TOP. The court prohibited Rong Jou from importing, selling, or offering for sale in Germany certain reel and lacing systems shown at the 2010 ISPO Trade Show that infringe Boa Technology’s patent rights under European Patent No.1213981.
“We are very pleased the court has granted this important injunction,” said Gary Hammerslag, CEO of Boa Technology Inc. “This ruling confirms the importance and strength of our patents that protect our innovative technology. Boa Technology Inc. has developed unique closure systems for footwear and other products for premium brand customers and we are committed to enforcing our patents to protect many years of investment and the superior image associated with our products”.
About Boa Technology
With offices in Steamboat Springs, Denver, Colorado and Chiba, Japan, Boa® Technology Inc., is the creator of the award-winning, patented Boa Lacing System. The revolutionary Boa® Lacing System, backed by the Dialed In For Life Guarantee, optimizes footwear design and enables a more “dialed in fit”. The ultimate result is superior performance and a level of customizable comfort never before experienced in the footwear, snowboard, and ski boot industry. Visit BoaTechnology.com for more information.