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Crossmatch Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Integrated Biometrics

Crossmatch®, a globally-recognized leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, today announced that it has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Integrated Biometrics.

At issue are numerous Integrated Biometrics scanners that infringe four Crossmatch patents covering core functionalities of fingerprint scanners, including auto-capture, print error detection and capturing roll prints.

According to the complaint, all of Integrated Biometrics’ FBI-certified scanners infringe Crossmatch patents 9,280,695; 7,203,344; 7,277,562 and 6,483,932. Crossmatch seeks a variety of relief from the court in its lawsuit including a permanent injunction prohibiting Integrated Biometrics’ sale of infringing products, as well as monetary damages, including treble damages for willful infringement and recovery of attorneys’ fees.

Crossmatch General Counsel Kathryn Hutton noted, “Our technologies and expertise are helping organizations of all sizes achieve enhanced levels of security and efficiency. As a successful innovator in a critical area of national and personal security, we will forcefully defend our intellectual property and take action against those who violate it.”

Crossmatch is represented by Latham & Watkins LLP and Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP in the case.

About Crossmatch

Crossmatch® solutions solve security and identity management challenges for hundreds of millions of users around the world. Our proven DigitalPersona® Composite Authentication solution is designed to provide the optimal set of authentication factors to meet today’s unique risk requirements and afford complete enterprise authentication coverage. Crossmatch identity management solutions include trusted biometric identity management hardware and software that deliver the highest quality and performance required for critical applications. Our solutions support the financial, retail, commercial, government, law enforcement and military markets. With 300 employees and customers in more than 80 countries, Crossmatch sets the standard for innovation and reliability. Learn more: Crossmatch.com