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ADT awarded $4m in lawsuit against Alder

June 12, 2019SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT, a provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, announced that it was awarded $3 million in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages against Alder Holdings LLC, a Utah-based company.ADT filed an unfair competition lawsuit against Alder for deceptive sales practices. The jury in the case returned a verdict in favor of ADT, finding that Alder engaged in, and was liable for, deceptive...

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ADT settles with three security companies for $5.5m in deceptive sales lawsuits

August 2, 2017SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT on July 28 announced settlements with Alder, its owner, Adam Schanz, and two MONI dealers—Alliance Security and Capital Connect—as part of lawsuits against those three companies and Schanz alleging the use of deceptive sales practices to mislead ADT customers.The agreements call for ADT to receive $3 million from Alder, $1.5 million from Alliance Security and $1 million from Capital Connect, for a total of $5.5 million and court orders prohibiting each company...

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ADT loses appeal in case against Alder, formerly APT

May 4, 2016Paul Ragusa

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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