NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- E. Mishan & Sons, Inc. ("Emson") has successfully purchased four (4) patents, including United States patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 5,758,949 and 6,030,094, and Canadian Patent No. 2,234,018 and Great Britain Patent No. 2,322,695 from The Coleman Company, Inc., a company with a 116 year history located in Wichita, Kansas. These patents relate to portable lanterns with lights that are telescopingly mounted for moving between a lowered position, where the lights are housed inside the lantern, and a raised position, where the lights are illuminated. 

Emson recently introduced the BELL+HOWELL®TacLight™ lantern through its direct response advertising campaigns, including a 2-minute infomercial and Emson's website at The BELL+HOWELL®TacLight lantern, protected by the purchased Coleman patents, is a compact, durable and bright lantern that collapses for storage and portability purposes. Emson is the first As Seen On TV marketer, among its competitors, to advertise a collapsible portable lantern on television. The BELL+HOWELL® TacLight products are being sold in national retail stores, including, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Target, Rite Aid and Bed, Bath & Beyond. 

Eddie Mishan, president of Emson, stated: "The acquired Coleman patents strengthen and diversify Emson's position in the vibrant and growing market for portable, consumer lighting products, including the TacLight lantern, the TacLight tactical flashlight and the TorchLite work light and flashlight." 

Emson's BELL+HOWELL® TacLight brand continues to be the most advertised brand on television for flashlights.* 

Emson is an exclusive international licensee and distributor of consumer and household products. Emson develops, manufactures, purchases and sells a wide range of consumer products, including kitchen electrics, housewares, exercise and fitness products, pet products, tools, flashlights, personal care products, electronic accessories and backpacks, lawn and garden products. Well-known products successfully marketed and distributed by Emson include the Gotham Steel™ cookware, XHose® garden hose, Michael Mercier® detangler brush, Wonder Core® exerciser, Big Boss® kitchen electrics and Ab Rocket® exerciser, among many others. Emson owns over 150 patents and design registrations worldwide for its products. More information can be found on 

Further information concerning Emson products can be obtained by contacting Emson.

* Based on DRMetrix short form reports from October 3, 2016 through October 30, 2016.