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Annual Meeting of Members – Friday, June 3, 2016 – 10:00 am Room 103, Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, GA. Open to all members of the American Knife & Tool Institute.
AKTI’s Giving Back Event – Friday evening, June 3, 2016 – 7 pm – 9 pm, Kennesaw Ballroom, Renaissance Waverly, Atlanta, GA. More details and to purchase tickets
Intellectual Property Protection Seminar – Sunday, June 5 – 10 am Room 103, Cobb Galleria, Atlanta, GA. Presented by Jeremiah Pastrick, Continental Enterprises. Reserve complimentary ticket to attend.
AKTI’s 2016 legislative efforts are focused on federal and state efforts including the Knife Owners’ Protection Act, repeal of restrictions on Auto-Open Knives, and Preemption. We support reasonable, responsible legislation and measured non-partisan efforts to resolve issues. AKTI promotes knives as an essential and valuable tool in everyday life.
Attend the 2016 BLADE Show Seminar to learn what intellectual property is, how to avoid problems, and how to protect it and your knife business.
First off, an exclusive Ruger® knife line, making its NRA debut, which includes designs for everyday carry, hunting, tactical uses and self-preparedness.
The Remington 870 Knife Series is specifically crafted for hunters. It is derived from the all-popular 870 shotgun and incorporates the actual stock of the Remington Wingmaster® shotgun.
If enacted, will allow law-abiding citizens of Illinois to possess knives that open “automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring or other device in the handle of the knife.”
This folding pocketknife opens by deploying the two handles by counter-rotating them around the tang in which the blade is concealed.
CRKT® has released the Amicus™ folding outdoor knife. Designed by Jesper Voxnaes of Loegstrup, Denmark,
Bill would make auto-open knives legal to manufacture, sell, own, carry and possess.
Dagger, bowie knife, dirk knife, and sword cane would be removed from the list of unlawful items to carry on or about a person, in a purse or other container belonging to the person, whether concealed or unconcealed.
Ek Commando Knife Co. is proud to announce the release of the limited production Ek/Spartan Dagger, an Ek Commando Knife and Spartan Blades collaboration.