Archive for December, 2009

For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Bird-B-Gone, Inc. wins summary judgment in patent infringement case

Bird Jolt Flat Track by Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

Bird Jolt Flat Track by Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

Bird-B-Gone, Inc. (Mission Viejo, CA) has won a summary judgment motion in a patent infringement case involving Bird-B-Gone’s Bird Jolt Flat™ Track product.  The Mission Viejo based bird deterrent device maker has been in litigation with Bird Barrier, Inc., of Carson, California, who alleged that Bird-B-Gone’s Bird Jolt Flat track product, infringed upon its US Pat. No. 7,481,021 patent.  On December 16, 2009, the U.S. District Court for Central District of California ruled that Bird-B-Gone’s Bird Jolt Flat Track does not infringe Bird Barrier’s patent for it Bird-Shock Flex Track™ product.

Bird-B-Gone, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of humane bird control products.  For more information on pest bird control systems contact Bird-B-Gone, Inc. at (800) 392-6915 or online at www.birdbgone.com.

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Customers: Have Pigeon Photos or Video? Submit Your Best for an Upcoming Art Exhibit

Monday, December 7th, 2009

We figured that our customers probably, collectively, have on of the largest collections of pigeon photos around!

From Cornel University:

Submit pigeon photos to art exhibit

Your photos of pigeons could be  included in this art installation if you submit them by Dec. 1!

Coop installation

The monitor which can be seen to the left has photos submitted by the public. Clockwise (can’t be seen) is the monitor with videos (The other three monitors include views of the 21 “Habit of Deciding Influence” prints at the Shrewsbury Museum; a series of “Darwin’s” pigeon skulls- head shape and beak shape can be studied; and a final monitor which shows just about all of the photos Ballengee took, including close-ups, different views, etc. of specimens and skeletons.)

Photographs and videos chosen for the Lafayette exhibition will be presented on computer monitor screens mounted in the “windows” of a multi-media sculptural installation based on Darwin’s five-sided pigeon coop.

Photographs and videos can be submitted online using yousendit.com (http://dropbox.yousendit.com/MichikoOkaya446173) or pigeonphotos@yahoo.com. CD or DVD’s with photos or videos may be sent to Lafayette College Art Gallery, Williams Center for the Arts, Easton, Pa. 18042. Please include the photographer’s or videographer’s name, email address, and telephone number on the separate use agreement form or in an email, as well as the date and location of the photograph, and any information known about the pigeon(s) featured.

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