2017 AKTI Efforts Continue Federal and State Efforts Including the Knife Owners’ Protection Act, Repeal of Restrictions on Auto-Open Knives, and Preemption
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The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) today announced the prefiling of Virginia HB 1432 by Delegate Lee Ware. HB 1432 would remove concealed carry restrictions for knife users lawfully using an automatic knife.
Our partnership with CSF provides access to decision makers who understand the value of their knife as a tool in those activities and has opened numerous relationships that have resulted in knife laws changes in several states.
Over the last year, Microtech has been ramping up the resources allocated to fighting counterfeit products. With the help of in-house legal counsel, Daniel Lawson, the company is beginning to see the results of intensive anti-counterfeit efforts. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has recently detained several sizeable shipments en route to the US from China that contained counterfeit products […]
Microtech Knives has joined forces with Alexandria Maltezo, formerly of Steyr Mannlicher, to help them navigate the complexities of military and government sales. They’re thrilled to announce the formation of Microtech’s Screaming Eagle Division, adopting a name that pays homage to the 101st Airborne Division. Extensive research and development will be put forth into providing mission-specific tools, […]