Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI) is pleased to announce that its patent claims covering its TFOCA-II® tactical fiber optic connector systems have been confirmed by the US Patent and Trademark Office. US Patent number 6,305,849 was subject to an ex parte reexamination by the US Patent Office. That process is now complete, and the US Patent and Trademark Office determined that the claims that it examined are patentable and enforceable as amended. The US Patent Office also determined that additional new claims relating to the configuration of the inner assembly member are also patentable and should be added to the patent, thus further strengthening AFSI’s intellectual property rights related to its TFOCA-II®. The US Patent and Trademark Office issued its reexamination certification for the TFOCA-II® Patent on March 31, 2009.