Entrust Datacard reaches settlement on patent litigation

Entrust Datacard, a provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, has announced that it has reached a settlement with Strikeforce Technologies, Inc. resolving patent infringement litigation against Entrust Inc., Entrust Datacard Corporation and Cygnacom concerning out-of-band authentication technology patents, the company said.

The claims alleged Entrust Datacard´s IdentityGuard, IdentityGuard Mobile, IdentityGuard Virtual Appliance and Authentication Cloud Service (IntelliTrust) infringe upon US Patents 8,484,698 and 8,713,701.

Under the terms of the settlement, Entrust Inc., Entrust Datacard Corporation and Cygnacom did not pay any money to settle the litigation and Strikeforce did not license any patents to these entities.

The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District of Virginia on March 17, 2017 and was dismissed in November of 2017.

Consumers, citizens and employees increasingly expect anywhere-anytime experiences — whether they are making purchases, crossing borders, accessing e-gov services or logging onto corporate networks. Entrust Datacard offers the trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make those experiences reliable and secure. Solutions range from the physical world of financial cards, passports and ID cards to the digital realm of authentication, certificates and secure communications. With more than 2,000 Entrust Datacard colleagues around the world, and a network of strong global partners, the company serves customers in 150 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.entrustdatacard.com.