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The Coleman Company, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit

The Coleman Company, Inc. announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Exxel Outdoors, Inc., in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, a court known for its expertise in patent cases.
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The Coleman Company, Inc., an international leader in the innovation and marketing of outdoor products, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Exxel Outdoors, Inc., in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, a court known for its expertise in patent cases. Coleman asserts that Exxel Outdoors has infringed on three patents relating to unique sleeping bag features developed by Coleman, including Coleman's Comfort Cuffâ„¢ feature.

The three Coleman patents are U.S. Patent Nos. 6,901,614; 6,964,072; and D504,552.

Coleman's complaint seeks a permanent injunction that would prohibit Exxel Outdoors from continuing to infringe Coleman's patents. Coleman also seeks monetary damages as compensation for Exxel Outdoors' violation of Coleman's intellectual property rights.

Coleman invests heavily in its intellectual property and takes appropriate measures to ensure protection of its rights for the benefit of its customers, retailers and shareholders, as in the newly filed lawsuit against Exxel Outdoors.

About Coleman
The Coleman Company, Inc. is an international leader in the innovation and marketing of outdoor products, including its legendary lanterns, as well as stoves, tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, coolers, furniture and grills. Its products are sold and used all over the world. Coleman embraces its leadership role as an advocate for the outdoors, contributing to outdoor causes and inspiring people to get outside. Founded in 1900 and based in Wichita, Kan., Coleman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation, and can be found online at www.coleman.com. Consumers can contact Coleman by phone at 800-835-3278 or by e-mail at consumerservice@coleman.com.

Comfort Cuffâ„¢ is a trademark of The Coleman Company, Inc.

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