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