Authenex Sues Rivals Over Password Generator Patent

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 1:29 PM EST) -- Computer security company Authenex Inc. has targeted rivals EMC Corp. and Vasco Data Security International Inc. in a patent infringement suit over password generator technology.

In a complaint filed Feb. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Authenex accuses Massachusetts-based EMC and Illinois-based Vasco of infringing a patent covering a device that generates and displays one-time passwords.

The patent-in-suit, U.S. Patent Number 7,519,989, was issued to Authenex in April 2009 and outlines a manner of inputting and outputting data to randomly...
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