Benchmade Patents

Benchmade Knife Company believes that investing in the best research and design in the industry leads to the development of superior products. In accordance with Section 287(a) of Title 35 of the United States Code, the reader is hereby placed on notice of Benchmade Knife Company’s rights in the United States Patents listed on this site and associated with the following products. In addition to the patents listed below, additional patents may be pending in the US and elsewhere.


LEVITATOR – 310, 3100
Products using Levitator locks may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents: 6550832 and 6675484.

OTF – 3300, 3310, 3320, 3321, 3350

Products using Out the Front locks may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents: 5822866, 7305769 and 7562455.

DUAL ACTION – 7505

Products using Dual Action locks may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents:

INDRAFT
Products using InDraft technology may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents: 6732436 and 6789323.

NITROUS – 32, 51, 790, 890, 906, 907, 912, 913
Products using Nitrous technology may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents: 7278213, 7293360 and 7562454.

NAK-LOK – 480, 482, 483
Products using Nak-Loks may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents: 7987601, 7905023 and 5755035.

HOOK DESIGN - 7
Products using hooks may be covered under United States Patent D549561.

SOCP – 176, 178, 179
Products using Greg Thompson’s designs may be covered under United States Patent D697577.

LINER LOCK/MONOLOCK – 340, 755, 757, 760, 761, 320, 425, 426, 440, 630, 635, 690, 740, 745, 765, 905, 910, 928
Products using Liner Locks and Monolocks may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents: 7278213 and 5755035.

AUTOMATIC – 2550, 3150, 3200, 2551, 3550, 3551, 4300, 7505, 9050, 9051, 9052, 9100, 9101, 9500, 9501
Products using automatic locks may be covered under one or more of the following United States Patents: 5822866, 7278213 and Patent Pending.