The Ab Coaster Company Files Lawsuit Against Infringers of the Ab Coaster®

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The Ab Coaster® is an exercise device used by professionals around the world and has been popularized via a TV infomercial. The Ab Coaster Company is taking legal action against counterfeit goods that are being sold in violation of its patent and trademark rights.

The Ab Coaster Company, a leading fitness product innovator, announces that it has filed an action seeking to protect its products, dealers, and customers from unscrupulous infringers.

The action was filed in the United States District Court of the Central District of California (Case No. CV08-07968) and it alleges the improper acts by Ohio-based, Inc. and, which infringed upon The Ab Coaster Company's intellectual property rights and risked interfering with The Ab Coaster Company's strong relations with its customers and authorized dealers. The complaint alleges that NetNetStore and Rakatak committed patent and trademark infringement, as well as unfair competition, by selling illicit direct copies of the patented Ab Coaster® product and using the federally registered Ab Coaster® trademark. The Ab Coaster Company is taking all legal and equitable steps to ensure that NetNetStore and Rakatak do not succeed with their improper actions.

In addition to protecting its proprietary rights in the Ab Coaster product, The Ab Coaster Company also seeks to protect its dealers and customers from counterfeit and infringing products that are distributed illegally. Thus, the action brought by The Ab Coaster Company will prevent others from infringing conduct, and will protect the goodwill that The Ab Coaster Company has built up with its dealers and customers. Of utmost importance is ensuring that dealers and customers can continue to rely on The Ab Coaster Company for high quality products.


David Augustine, Vice President
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