Nortek Security & Control Comes to Agreement with Chamberlain on IP Dispute Related to Company’s Garage Door Controller Product

Agreement provides Nortek Security & Control and its affiliates with license for current and future products

CARLSBAD, Calif.--Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), a Nortek, Inc. company (NASDAQ: NTK) and a leader in the residential and commercial security and control markets, announces today that it has resolved an intellectual property lawsuit filed by The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (CGI) last year related to certain NSC garage door controller products (GDCs). The settlement and license agreement entered into by NSC and CGI provides NSC and its affiliates, including sister company GTO, with a license to the CGI patents in suit for current and future products. "We are pleased to come to an agreement with CGI on this issue and to put the dispute behind us" said Mike O'Neal, president Nortek Security & Control.

NSC's GoControl GarageDoor Controller is sold to security channel dealers and distributors throughout North America. It can also be found at retail outlets like under the GoControl brand, other retailers and security service providers under their own brands.

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About Nortek Security & Control LLC
Leveraging extensive design and engineering capabilities and more than 50 years of innovation, Nortek Security & Control LLC supplies its technology solutions to leading distributors, retailers, service providers and manufacturers and is dedicated to addressing the lifestyle and business needs of millions of customers every day.

Nortek Security & Control is a world leader in smart connected devices and systems for the residential, security, access control and digital health markets. Through its family of brands including 2GIG, GoControl, Linear, and Numera, Nortek Security & Control designs solutions for a diverse customer base that includes national telecoms, big box retailers, OEM partners, service providers, security dealers, and consumers. With over 50 years of innovation, Nortek Security & Control is the leading manufacturer of Z-Wave based connected products.

Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Nortek Security & Control LLC is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit for more information.

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