Secure Axcess Sues BofA, Other Banks Over Web Patent

By Pete Brush (December 17, 2010, 12:17 PM EST) -- Secure Axcess LLC has filed a suit alleging infringement of its patents for Web page authentication against 33 banking industry defendants, including Bank of America Corp. and ING Direct Bancorp.

The complaint, lodged Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, seeks a jury trial, judgments of infringement, injunctive relief, royalty and damages.

The patent-in-suit, U.S. Patent No. 7,631,191, was issued in 2009 and is titled "System and Method for Authenticating a Web Page."

Invented by Elliott Glazer, Dirk White, David Armes, Fred Alan Bishop and Michael Barrett, the patent is now owned by the plaintiff, the...

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