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Judge Tosses Last IAS Fingerprint Technology Suit

Law360 (January 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A year after a federal judge found IAS Inc.'s fingerprint-recognition patent in its infringement suits against Microsoft Corp. and others to be invalid, the last of the technology company's cases involving the patent has been dismissed.

Judge Dee Benson for the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah dismissed the case on Monday for lack of jurisdiction following a January 2008 ruling of invalidity involving the same patent in a similar suit filed by IAS against Microsoft and Digital Persona Inc.

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