This article while published by one manufacturer is truly about “knock off” products that infringe on the rights of honest manufacturers. It is an interesting and educational article and worth reading before you buy an “off brand” product that in the long haul may not be up to snuff and may represent working conditions that are illegal and oppressive throughout the world.
In this case it is about an L bracket that 3 Legged Thing company has come out with and their argument on why intellectual property right should be respected by primarily the Chinese.
However, history reminds me, or at least the history I can remember is that the L Bracket concept has been copied by a great many manufacturers in Asia after re engineering the Kirk and Really Right Stuff L brackets and isn’t this a copy of sorts itself of their intellectual property?
In the last couple of weeks my little brand, 3 Legged Thing, launched a brand new Universal L Bracket – the QR11. For the most part, the response has