Biometrics Co. Sues Rival Over ID Scan Patents

Law360, New York (February 11, 2010, 1:10 PM EST) -- Biometric device maker Cross Match Technologies Inc. has accused South Korean rival Suprema Inc. and its U.S. supplier Mentalix Inc. of infringing four patents for fingerprint and palm print identity verification scanners through a census supply contract.

Florida-based Cross Match filed suit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, saying that Mentalix won a contract from the U.S. Census Bureau to supply biometric scanning products from Suprema that will infringe four patents owned by Cross Match.

Cross Match, which says it...
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