NEW ALBANY, Ind., Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FireKing Security Products, LLC, one of the affiliates of FireKing Security Group, today announced that it has filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against American Security Products Company [AMSEC]. The litigation has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and asserts that AMSEC is infringing FireKing's U.S. Patent No. 7,216,098, titled Electronic Transmission and Tracking of Deposit Information, through the sale and offer for sale of AMSEC's CashWizard line of safes. The lawsuit, which seeks damages as well as injunctive relief, involves "smart safes" used by the business retail and banking sectors, which are configured to electronically track cash deposited into and removed from a particular safe at specific points in time.
"FireKing remains strongly committed to offering the most secure and innovative lineup of cash management solutions in the market today," said John Rhoads, Sr. Vice President for Product & Channel Development for FireKing Security Group. "Intellectual property is the basis for protecting our investment in this market; we are going to vigorously defend our IP to the fullest extent."
About FireKing Security Group: FireKing Security Group, through its affiliates, manufactures a broad array of security products with best-in-class service and support for businesses around the world, including the safes and cash management systems sold by FireKing Security Products. The products and services we offer focus solely on protecting customers' assets, people, and vital information. FireKing Security Group's brands include Summit, Ascent, CSS, XLV, and NKL cash-handling and cash-validating products. Additional information about FireKing is available at www.fireking.com .
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