Mille-Tie Plant and Cable Tie patents are infringed

23 March 2010

BBC Dragons Den Product Infringes Patents

The Rapstrap reusable tie strip product featured on the BBC’s Dragons Den program in August 2008 which received a £150,000 investment by Dragons James Caan and
Duncan Bannatyne infringes Millepede’s patent, the UK Intellectual Property Office has
announced in an opinion issued this week.

The UK Intellectual Property Office under took at the request of Millepede a full technical review of the Rapstrap product made by Andrew Harsley, an ex-employee of Millepede, and concluded that it infringes Millepede’s granted patent...

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