United States Patent and Trademark Office Awards KontrolFreek Three Additional Patents for Game Controller Thumbsticks


ATLANTA, GA – October 2, 2016

TU.S.-based Performance Gaming Gear™ company, KontrolFreek®, announced today they were issued three additional patents (patent nos. US D762781 S, US D762782 S, US D762780 S). The United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded KontrolFreek with two patents for Game Controller Thumbsticks and an additional patent for Ergonomic Controller Thumbstick. The issuance of these patents add to KontrolFreek’s existing intellectual property portfolio that spans multiple gaming platforms.

“These additional patents, awarded by the USPTO, bolster KontrolFreek’s intellectual property portfolio for best-in-class performance gaming gear,” said Ashish Mistry, CEO of KontrolFreek. “Our goal with everything we do is to continue to innovate so that we can provide our customers with the best gaming experience possible. Products such as FPS Freek® Galaxy and KontrolFreek Alpha™, which feature these new patents, have provided gamers with the heightened accuracy and comfort needed to take their game to the next level.”

The U.S. Patent Office granted the following patents to KontrolFreek:

  • Ergonomic Controller Thumbstick: the design for an ergonomic controller thumbstick (US D762782 S)
  • Game Controller Thumbstick: the design of a game controller thumbstick (US D762781 S)
  • Game Controller Thumbstick: the design of a game controller thumbstick (US D762780 S)

With the addition of these three issuances, KontrolFreek maintains an ever growing domestic and international portfolio of 15 approved and pending patents. The continued focus on the science of gaming keeps KontrolFreek on mission to create best-in-class products for the performance and lifestyle gamer.

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About KontrolFreek - KontrolFreek is a global performance gaming and lifestyle brand that has an international reach with products in more than 9,000 retail locations in 145 countries. The innovative product line of thumbsticks and grips for Xbox and Playstation consoles and lifestyle apparel maximizes comfort and increases accuracy and player performance to enhance the overall gaming experience. KontrolFreek is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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