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The suit alleges the Staples Corp brand of computer accessories Gel Mousepads and Wristrests infringe Prokop Labs US Patent 5,566,913.The suit seeks compensatory damages and a permanent injunction precluding Staples Corp from selling the infringing products in the U.S. The lawsuit was filed in Seattle at the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. “Our Patents are core assets. They represent countless hours of research to develop our Gel-eez® line of ergonomic products, they have sold world wide for several years. We plan to vigorously defend our patent rights, preferably through negotiated license agreements, or through the courts” said, David Prokop, founder of Prokop Labs, LLC (a former Microsoft Program Manager and Kinesiologist). Prokop Labs Gel-eez ® line of computer accessories Gel mousepads and wristrests represents an engineering breakthrough. It’s patented thermal gel offers several advantages for computer users, with a cool, comfortable Gel Wristrest pad. This is a key benefit particularly in computer office ergonomics, where comfort and proper hand position help reduce inflammation caused by keyboard carpal tunnel and repetitive motion injuries.
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