DRD Tactical, specializing in the design and manufacturing of patented Quick Take Down Brief Case Rifles in 7.62 Nato, 5.56 Nato and 300 AAC calibers, has field a complaint in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, Georgia against Extar-LLC of Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The complaint alleges Extar-LLC has infringed on DRD Tactical's utility patent for "Recoil Systems and Method for Upper Receiver (AR15 type)".
DRD has been manufacturing rifles since 2012 using the patented design which allows the Paratus 7.62 Nato caliber rifle to have a folding stock and the ability to fire with the stock folded.
DRD Tactical filed the original utility application on 20 December, 2011 with the Patent issued on March 4, 2014.
DRD's complaint claims Extar-LLC has been manufacturing EXP-556 model firearms using the DRD-patented design and selling them into the U.S. commercial market.
Extar-LLC failed to respond to a cease-and-desist letter sent in September, leaving the company no alternative but to seek court action.
The DRD Tactical complain asks the court for damages adequate to compensate DRD Tactical for Extar's acts of infringement, pursuant to 35 USC § 284, along with reasonable legal fees and costs associated in this matter.