Archive for the 'Taser patent' Category

USA – Ocala, Florida Sheriff’s deputies have stun guns again (2014-05-10)

Posted on May 10 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Months after their stun guns were taken away due to a court order citing patent infringement – they had been issued with KARBON “tasers” – all 186 police officers in Ocala (pop. 55,000) will be re-issued with Taser X26s, for about $300,000, with a five-year warranty on their tasers.]], by Austin […]

USA – Peabody, Massachusetts police left in lurch by stun gun patent case (2014-02-20)

Posted on February 20 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: When TASER Inc. won its $2.4-million patent case against Karbon Arms in January 2014, this has left those very few police department that purchased non-TASER tasers: Karbon’s products. Since the lawsuit agreement required Karbon to list all its customers, the good folks at TASER Inc have contacted the Peabody Police Department (who […]

USA – TASR Rallies After Court Blocks Rival In Patent Case (2014-01-14)

Posted on January 14 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER has just strengthened its monopoly position over the stungun market … TASR stock rises 3% as the corporation wins its patent case against its only real US competitor, Karbon Arms (ex-Stinger Systems), after six years of litigation. TASER Inc. also says sales of the Axon line of small video cameras. The […]

USA – Karbon Arms: the “MPID”, an Alternative to the Taser (2011-05-09) – and TASER Inc. fires back (2011-05-18)

Posted on May 19 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: On a website called “”, we read of a new stungun which could compete with taser for the police market (manufactured by Karbon Arms, which purchased Stinger Systems that had effectively been put out of business by TASER Inc. A police officer, “Randall”, describes its features … but see below: TASER Inc. […]