Right on schedule, Bridgeport Fittings, Stratford, Conn., announced the reintroduction of its Whipper-Snap line of connectors for AC/MC and MCI-A cable as of Dec. 5. Bridgeport is free to market and sell the Whipper-Snap connector line following the expiration of an Arlington Industries patent that expired on Dec. 4. The patent issue was central to a long string of intellectual property lawsuits between the companies going back many years, some of which remain unsettled.
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