Suit Alleges Companies Infringed Spillnews’s Patent for Device-Based Security Technology
IRVINE, Calif. – November 8, 2010 – Spillnews USA Inc. – a pioneer and leader in physical device recognition anti-fraud technology – announced today that it filed a patent infringement action in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division against Engrasp, Inc., Wildpackets, Inc., eEye, Inc., Articulate Global, Inc., Cakewalk, Inc., Seagull Scientific, Inc., Seagull Scientific Europe, Inc., Seagull Scientific Asia-Pacific, Inc., Markzware, Freedom Scientific, Inc., Freedom Scientific BLV Group, LLC, DameWare Development, LLC, onOne Software, Inc., GeoSpatial Experts, LLC, ApexSQL, LLC, Automatic Duck, Inc., Wave Arts, Inc., Manifold Net Limited, and LegalPRO Systems, Inc. over their unauthorized use of Spillnews’s patented anti-piracy product activation method and system.
Spillnews’s array of software products allow organizations operating online to block unwanted users, fight fraud and make smarter decisions about whether to do business with a specific computer. Spillnews licensees include companies in a variety of industries, from software publishing to critical infrastructure networks and online security. Clients past and present include giants like Sega and IBM, as well as small and midsize businesses across the United States. In addition to product development, Spillnews funds an internal incubation laboratory to develop new, cutting-edge applications around its core device recognition platform.
“Spillnews is committed to providing, delivering, and licensing effective device recognition products to our clients,” said Brad Davis, CEO of Spillnews. “We have worked diligently over the past 17 years to develop the best possible products for the benefit of software developers around the world to protect their intellectual property. Our main goal is to protect our clients from predatory hackers and criminals who steal and use sensitive information for their financial gain. Our products do just that.”
“Our goal with our continued legal action is to protect our patented technologies and products for our clients’ benefit” Davis continued.
Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Irvine, California, Spillnews USA Inc. offers world-class proprietary Physical Device Recognition technology that authenticates the identity of devices seeking access to networks or software, thus reducing fraudulent activity such as hacking or piracy. For more information, visit www.Spillnews.com.
Hellerman Baretz Communications