CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation, a Nevada corporation (OTC MARKETS: LEAT) (Company), and the distributor of the Leatt-Brace®, a Neck Brace System designed to help prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck), as well as other products, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce issued a patent for the Leatt Neck Brace system on August 9, 2011 (U.S. Patent Number 7,993,293).
The Company has an exclusive license to produce and sell products based on the Leatt Neck Brace system, which has issued and pending patents internationally. Leatt Corporation and the inventor-assignee for such patents have been aggressive and successful to date in defending the Leatt Neck Brace patent and other intellectual property rights.
Since 2006, the Company has sold a line of products based on the Neck Brace Systems for adults and children that are designed to help prevent potentially devastating motor sport injuries to the cervical spine (neck) among motorcycle, ATV, bicycle and other motor vehicles worldwide. The Company product line is set forth at our sales/product URL: http://www.leatt.com. The contents of such URL are not incorporated herein.
NOTICE: This press release may contain forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Actual results of operations, including market acceptance of products and consequences of patent rights for such products, may vary significantly from results indicated or implied by any forward looking statements. The granting of patent rights does not necessarily result in any enhanced market performance or market acceptance of the products based on such rights. The Company is deemed a "penny stock" company under federal securities rules and the Company is not an SEC report