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Rock Legend Rick Nielsen Partners with Griffin Technology

Cheap Trick Guitarist Partners on Signature Case for iPhone 4 and iPad

Nashville, TN — February 24, 2011 — Griffin Technology Inc., maker of innovations for everyday life, has partnered with Rick Nielsen, guitarist and songwriter for Cheap Trick. The rock 'n' roll icon, famous for checkerboard motifs and five-necked guitars, is also a bonafide tech lover and longtime friend of Griffin. Together, Griffin and Nielsen have worked to bring his distinctive style to the Rick Nielsen Signature Case for iPhone 4 and iPad.

"I'm actually a Griffin customer, not some knucklehead looking for freebies…well, I am a knucklehead, but that's beside the point," laughs Rick Nielsen. "This case is a fantastic design that finally lets me match my gadgets to my guitars."

"We've known Rick for a number of years and have always respected his opinions on our new product ideas," said John Alexander, Project Manager at Griffin. "It was really only a matter of time until we partnered and brought his unique style to a Griffin design."

The Rick Nielsen Signature Case bears all the iconic likeness of its namesake with protection worthy of a world tour. The black and white checkerboard motif is showcased on a one-piece, impact-resistant frame. The inside of each case features Nielsen's distinctive self-portrait/signature. And to top it off, every Rick Nielsen Signature Case comes with two custom guitar picks that wear Nielsen's signature on one side and a Griffin logo on the other.

Whether you own an iPhone or iPad, Griffin's Rick Nielsen Signature Case is protection that rocks. Learn more about the case at

Pricing and Availability
The Griffin Rick Nielsen Signature Cases for iPhone 4, $24.99, and iPad, $34.99, are now available exclusively at

About Griffin Technology
Founded on Paul Griffin's kitchen table in 1992, Griffin Technology Inc., is today one of the world's foremost creators of accessories for home, mobile, and personal technology. Unique products such as iTrip®, PowerMate®, iFM®, iMic®, and Evolve® Wireless Speaker System have broken new ground in consumer electronics and created loyal fans the world over. Today, Griffin products are conceived, designed, and developed in-house and continue to push the envelope of the industry they helped create. Learn more about Griffin's entire range of ingenious designs at


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