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ADT loses appeal in case against Alder, formerly APT

May 4, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

SALT LAKE CITY—Alder, formerly Alarm Protection Technology or APT, recently prevailed in a legal battle with ADT, which had alleged that Alarm Protection Technology engaged in trademark infringement and fraudulent and deceptive sales tactics.One month after oral argument, the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in late March affirmed the final judgment for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, which found that APT “did not in any way infringe...

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APT to rename itself after a tree in April

March 11, 2015Amy Canfield

SALT LAKE CITY—Alarm Protection Technology, also variously known as Alarm Protection and APT, will change its name next month to Alder. On the heels of a big court win against resi giant ADT, which sued APT for trademark infringement and deceptive and fraudulent sales practices, APT told Security Systems News that a rebranding is in the works. Before the ADT vs. APT case went to trial in February, a federal judge had issued a preliminary injunction preventing Alarm Protection Technology from...

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Residential

APT wins against ADT

March 11, 2015Amy Canfield

SALT LAKE CITY—Alarm Protection Technology (APT) is the victor in its legal battle with residential security giant ADT.A U.S. District Court jury in West Palm Beach, Fla., decided in two hours in late February that APT, based here, did not infringe upon the name and trademark of ADT, based in Boca Raton, Fla., and that its sales reps did not engage in fraudulent and deceptive sales tactics.“The jury clearly saw that ADT's allegations were unfounded and returned a very quick verdict—a...

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