Surveillance End Users Getting Sued by Hawk

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Aug 08, 2013

Last year, Avigilon sued Hawk Technology Systems while Hawk sued Vicon and BJ Wholesale Club plus countersued Avigilon for patent infringement. Now Hawk says it will shift its strategy from targeting manufacturers to targeting end users. We interviewed Barry Schwab, the Chief Technology Officer and President of Hawk to understand their patents, approach and intentions.

Our report answers these questions:

  • Why is Hawk targeting end users?
  • What does Hawk's patents cover?
  • What happened to the initial suits against Avigilon, Vicon and BJ's?
  • What type of licensing agreements is Hawk looking for?
  • How and when did Hawk invent this?
  • Who may be violating Hawk's patents?
  • What will happen to manufacturers and end users?

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Comments (27)

****: ****** ***** ** ****** **** ********* *** ****** *** corrections ** *** *******

**. ********, *** ****** ** **** *********. *'** ****** ** Mr. ****** **** ******* *** *** **+ ******* *** ******************* ** *** ****** **** ************. **** **** ** *** ** ***** **** me ** *** **** *** ********** *********.

*****'* ********* *** ****** ******* ******* ****** ****** *** *** biggest ****** ** *** *********** ***********. ****** ********* ***** **** more *** **** ***** *** ***** *** ****** ** *** top ** *** ******* *****. *** ***** ******* ** *** article *** **********!

***** ****** ***** ** ****** *** *** *****! *****'* ****** and ********* ******* **** ** ******** *** ****** ** ** favour ** *** ******** *** **** *** ********'* ********. ** 2013 ***** ***** ***** ******* *** ****** ********** ** ***** wouln't ** ***** ***** *** ********** ****** *** ********* ******. Millions ** ****** ****, ******* *** ********* ******* ** ********** technology ********** ** ***** *** ******** ********; ********* *** ******.

*** **** **** *********** *****'* ****** ** * ******** *****. We *** *** ** ********, *** ******* ********** *************. **** "humanity" ****** ** **** **** **** - *** ********** ** free ******* *** *********** ****** **** **** ******* - **** we *** *** *** ** ******* *** **********.

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** **** ****** **** ** *** ****** ** ***** *** credit ** ************ *** ********* **** ******** ** ***** ***? I ******* ** ***** ** * ********** ******* ***** ****** get **** *** ***** *** ******** **** *******. *** ** you **** ** ******** ***** **** **** *** *** **** to ******** ****** ** *****. **** **** ** ******** ******** other ******* *****, ****** ******* ** ****** ** ******** ** turn *** ******* ****** **** *** ***** ****** ** **** and *********.

*** ******* ******* *** ************* ******* *** ******** ******? **** seems ** ** ** ** ** ******* ******** ** **** means **** * ***** ** *****. *** *** ********** **** reapplication ***** **** ** ** ********* ** ******. ***, *** we ****** **** *** ****** ********** ** *** ****** *** reanimated ** **** ******* ** *****? ** *** * **** miss *** ***** ** *** *************?

**** ** ***** ********* **** *****, *********** *****: "*** ******* explain *** ************* ******* *** ******** ******?"

* ****** ** * ****** ****** *** *** ****** ****** today *** ** ****** *** ********: ** *****'* ****** *** patent, *** ** ***** ** ********.

**** *** **** *********** ** ****** ************* *** *******. *********** ** **** ** ******* *** ***** ** ****** ** a ****** (****** *** ***** ** **'* ******** *****). ** can **** ** **** ** ****** *** ***** ** * patent. * ****** ***** *** **** ********* ***** *** ** strengthen *** ******. *** ***** ** ******* ** ** **** claims ******* ** ******* ****** *** ** ******* **** ** make * ****** ********. ** **** *** ****** *** **** of *** ******. * ******* *** **** ** ********* ** the ****** ***** *** ***’* ** **** ***** * ****** has *******. *** ******** ** **** ******* **** ***** ** examination ** ***** ***** **** ** *** ******, *** **** the **** ***** *********.

** ********, ***************** ** ********* ** *** ****** ************** *********** *** ********* ***** ********* **** * ****** ****. **’* ** ******* the ****** ** **** **** *** *** ****** *** ***** and ***** *** ******** *** ******** ** *** ******. ************** are ***** **** ******* ** ***** ********** ** ****** ****** disputes. ************** ****** ** ********* **** *** ******* *** *******, but ******** ***. *** ****** ****** **** ******** *** **** more ********** **** **** **************.

****’* *** **** ** **, *** ** ****** *** *** other ********* *** ** ****.

****** **** ******* ** ***** ***** ************* *** **** ****** legal ******* *** ***** **** ******** **** ***** *************, ****'** going ***** ********* ** ****** *******, ***** **** ***** ******* the ************ ** **** ** ***** *** **** *** ********* will **** **** ** **** *** **** ***** **** ****** customers.

** * **** * ***** *'* *** *** ***** ****** Hawk ***** **** ** ** ***** ** *** *************. ** the ************ **** ********* * ****** ********** *******, ****'* *** first ***** ** *********. **** ** ***** *** ************ ** not ****** **** ** **** *********** ************ (**** ** **********), would ********* * ***** **** ** ******** ** **** **** on **********.

* ***** **** ** **** *** ** ***** ********* *****, I'd ***** ********* ***** ** **** ** ************* (*** ******** dealeras *** ************) *** ****** **** **** "******" ******** **** were ****** **********- **** ********* **** * ********** *********** **** they *** ****** ***** ********.

* ******* ** *** ** ******** *** ** *'** **** before ** ***** *** ******** ******** ** *** ****** ** (like ***** * ******) ** ********** *********. **'* **** ******/***** *********** **** *****, ***** ******.

*'* *** ****** ***** ** **********, * ****** ******* **'* led ** **** *********** **** ***** ***** **** ***** ****. (I ** ***** **** ** **** ***** ** *** **** them, *** ** *** ******* *** ***** ****, *** **** is * **** ************* ********* *** *** **** **********).

*** **** ** ***** "*******" ******* **** * ****** ********** to **. *****-*********? ** ****** ***** **** ** ****** *** patented ** ***, * *** ** **** ** *** ****** office *** ****** *** **** ** ******* ***** ** ****. So ***** *** **** ***'* **** ****** *** ** *** me * ******* ** ****** **** ** *** ** *** out ** **** ***** ** ****** *****. *** ** *** come ** **** * **** ******** ****** **** ***** *** a *****, ***** ******** **** ****'* ****** **** ***** **** latches, ****'* *** *****, *** *** ***'* ****** *** **** of ******* ***** ** ****.

** *** ***, ** *** *** ** **** **** ** doing * ****** ******, *** *** ** ***** ******* * just ******** **** ****. ******'* **** *** ********** ** ***** own, *** *** ******* ** ***** ****** ** ** * search, *'** ********. **** ** ****** ****. ** ****** ******.

****, *** ******* ***'* ********** ******* *** ***** *******. *****' patents **** ******* *** ** ****. **** ** *** ******* that *** **** ** ** **** **** **** *****-********* *** purposes ** ********* *****?

**** ** *** *****. **** ******* *** * ****** **** pre-dates *** *** ** *** *********** ** ***** ******. **** isn't *** "******* ** *** ***" *****. ***** ******* ** a ****** ** *** ******. **** ***** *** ****** ******** 10-15 ***** ***** ** *** ******** ***** *** **** *******.

**** *** **** ******* *****'* ***, ***** **** **** *** doors *** **** *** ***** ***. **** ****** ***** *** pre-date *** *********** ** ***** ** ****. *** ***** ******** never ******* * ****** *** ********* **** ****, ******* ** is ******* ** *** *** ***** ** ********** ****** ******.

"****, *** ******* ***'* ********** ******* *** ***** *******."

****, * ******* ***** ***** *****.

**'* ****** ******* **** **. ****** (*** ******** ** *******?) and **** **** *********** **** *** ******* ** ***** ******** against ******** *** ***** ** **** ******* ** ****** ****** game: *** ***** *** ********* ***'* **** *** **** **** pockets.

* **** ** *********** **** ****** ** **** ** ******** their ********. ***** ***, *****-********* *** **** **** *** ** least ** *****. *** *** ****?

***** *** **** ************** ******* ****. ** *** ** * *** ****, ******* *** happened **** *** **** ***** ********* ** **** (*** ***** is ********* ****). **, ****, ****** ****** ******* *** * payday.

**** *** ****** *** ******. ** *** ******** ******** ***** attempted ** ********** ** *** ******, ** ****** ** *********** after * ****** ** *****- ***, *** *****. **** ******** nothing, *********** *******. ****'** **** ****-*******, ********* ****** ************ *** waiting *** ******* **** ** ****** **** ** **** *** sue.

* **** ** *********** **** *** ***** ********* ** **** Technology ******* ** * ****** **** *** *** **** **** he ***** ******** *******. ******* **** ****** * ****** *** on ********. ****, ***** ****** ***** **** *** *** ******** media ********* **** **** ******* ** ******* ********** *** ******** to ***** *** ***** ****** ***. * *****, ***** ***** the *** **** ** ***** **** *** **** **** ** other **** ***** ** ***** *** *** **** *** ***** in *** ************ ** ***** *****. **** *** *** ** patent ******** ** * ******* *****, *** ** ** ***-**** bullying ** *** ****** **** *****.

*** *** *** * ****** *****, ********** ***** ***** ********* 18 ***** ***** **** **** *** *********** ********. *** ******** bought *** **** *** ******** ********* ** ** ** * complete *******, **'* *** *** ********* ************** ** ********* *** for *** ************* **** * ****** *** ** *** *** have *********.

*** ** *** ******* * *** ********** *** ****** ** compensated ** ********* ***** **** ********** ******* *********, *** *** came ** **** ** ****. ****'* *******'* ** **********. * don't *** ******** ***** *** ******** **** ** **** *** produced *** ********** ******* ** **** ******. *** ****** *** back *** ****** *** ******* ** ***** ***** *** ********** across *** ******** *** **** ******* *****. **** ** **** does **** *** * ****** *****.

@*** ******* (*********** ************ ** ***** *********** ** *** **** business ******, * ***'* **** **** * **** ** ******** myself, ** ***** ** ******* **** * ** ******* ****, site ****** ******* **** *** * **!. ) @*********** ***** Mr *** ** * ******** **** *** ******** **** ** the ******* ****** * ******* **** (** ** *****), ******* should *** **** ***** *** ******* ***/*** **** ** * founder ** *** ****. ********* ** *** **** *** ********** ideas. *** ******** ***** ***********. **** ** ** **** ********** and **** ***** ***** ******** *** ********** *** **** ***** by ********. ******** *** ****** ******** ** ******** **** *** not ******** ****** ** ******** ** *** *** ****. **** thought ************** ** * ** ******** ** ******** ***** *** do ********* *** ******* * **** **** * ****** ***** but *** ***** ******** ****. *** *** * ******* *** is *** ***** ** ** **** ********* ******** *** ****** the **** ****. ** * ****** ***** * ** ******** and ******* *** ***** *******. **** *** ******, **** ***** start ******* ****** ** **** *******, * ** ******* ** the ***** *** ******** **** **** ******* *** ***** ** idea. *****???? *** ****! * ** *** ****** **** *** inventor ****** *** ** *********. *** ***** ***** ****** ** the **** ** *** **** *** *** ******/******* *** ******* first, ******* *** *** **** **** *** ******* *** **** actually ****! ******* ********* ** **** *** **********. ******* **** no ********** *********** *****'* ******** *** ***** ******. ** ***** is ****** *** ********* *************? **** ** **** ** ******* food ***** *** ******** ***** ****** ** *** ******. *******

* **** * ********* **** ************* **** ******* **** ***** argue **** ********* **** ** *** ****. *** *** **** is *** ********* *** ******* ** ***** ** ** ********* gain **** *** ** ****** ****** ************

*** **** ***** *'** ******** *** *** ** ******** ***** John ********** **** *** *** ***** / ******* / *** wars. ** ******* ** ***** ********* *** **** *** *** sue ********.

*'* **** ** *** ** **** ******* ***** *** * dime ** ** ****, **** ***** ****

*** ***** ** *** ******** **** ******, *****'* ** *********** idea ***** ********* -******** * *********** *** ******* *******; *********** ************* ******* ** **** ********* ** ********** *******.

* ***** **'* **** **********, ********* ******* *** ******* ******** I **** **** **** ************* *** *** *** ******* ** patent ******** ** **** **** *** ***** *****. **** ** what ******** **** ** ********. ** ****** *** ************* *** by ***, ***** ** ******* *********** *** **** ****** *** more ******** ***** ********** ********* ***. *** ***** **** ******* them ** **** ******** ***** ****** **** **** ********* ** invalidate *** ********** ******* **** ***** ***** ********.

****: **** ******* ** *** **** ** **** **** ** the ****** *** ******* ********* * **-*********** *** ** *****. Would *** ***** **** *** ****** *** **** ******** *** those ********** ****** *** ****** ****** ******* **** **** **** on ****** *** ***** *** ******* ** *** * **** royalty?

***********, **** ***** ******* ** ******** ******* ********* * **-***********? Feel **** ** ***** **-*********** ******* ** ***** *******.

**** *** ****, ****** **** ** *** ********** ******** ** the ******** ** ***** ** ********** ******* ** ***** **** patents, *** ******** ** **** - ******* ******* ** ****.

**-****** ** ****** *** ***** ******** ******** *******

*******-********* ***** ********* ******* (*** **** **** *****)

******** *********** ***** '****** ******** ****' *******

**** *** **** *********** ** ****** *** ********** ** *** industry **'* **** **?

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* ************ ********* ******* ** *** ***** * **** ********************. ** ********** ************:

"** **** ***** *********** ****** *** ****** ****** ******* ****’** received **** ********* ****** ******; ***** ****; ***** **** ** encourage ******** ** *** *** ******’* ****** ****** ******; ***, most ***********, ** ******* ***** *** ** ***."

********* * ****** ** * ***** ******* ** * ***** business. *** ***** ********* **** **** ** ***** ******** ** defend * ****** *** **** *** **** *** ***** ****.

*** *** **** ***'* **** "****** ******" ** **** ***'* be ******* **** *** ****** ************. **** *** *** ** the ******** *** *** * "***-********** ******".

*** ** **** *** ****** ** *** "****** **********". ***** patent ****** *** *** *** ***** *** * ***** ******. If * ************ ***** ***** ************** ** ******* ***** ********* and **** * ********, **** **** ****** **** *** ****** or *** **** ** *** * "********** *******."

****** ************ ******** ******, ***** ** ******* ** ********** ******** or *******.

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****’* ************** ** *******’ ***** ************ ******** ** *** ***** chart ** ** ** ***** ********* **** **** ********* *******’ products ** ** ******** ********** ** *** ******* ************ ** the ‘*** ****** ** ** ** *****, *** **** ******* is ** * ******* ******** ***/** ************ ** ************ ** the ‘*** ****** ******* *** **** ** *** ***** ************ products.

*****, ****, ***** **** **** *** ******* **** ****** *******, for ** *********** ***. **** **** *** ***** *********** ********* brought ******* ****, ** *********, ********, *** ******* ** **** a ***.

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**** ************** *** ***** **** ***** *** *** *********** ******* ** their ****:

***** *** *********** *******, ***. ** ** ****** ******* * declaration **** ** *** *** ********, *** *** *********** ****** in, **** ********** *******, ***'* *.*. ******* ****** **. ** 43,462, ******** ** ***** ***** ******* *** ******* **********.

******* ******* ****** * *********** **** *** '*** ****** *** invalid.

***** *** ******** *** ****** *** *******,ensuring *** ***********, ************, *** ********* **** ********* **** ****'* ******* ************ ********** *******.

***** *** ** ************ *******?***** ***...

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Over 80 Hikvision OEM partners, including ADI, Interlogix, LTS, and Northern Video, have been verified as having products vulnerable to the...
Genetec Launches Cloud Access Control (Synergis SaaS) on Sep 21, 2017
Genetec's cloud everything expansion continues, with their announcement of Synergis SaaS edition, joining their cloud video offering Stratocast,...
Genetec CEO Warns Against Insider Threats on Sep 21, 2017
With Dahua and Hikvision cybersecurity issues becoming indisputable, a new counter has emerged. Just put them behind a firewall, buy cheap...
New IPVM Calculator V3 Released on Sep 20, 2017
The New IPVM Calculator V3 is released. An entirely new architecture delivers the following benefits: Turbo The calculator is now ~50% faster in...
Automatic Door Operators For Access Tutorial on Sep 20, 2017
Opening and closing doors might sound simple, but it takes a high-tech piece of door hardware to pull it off. Integrating automatic door operators...
'Clowns' Allege Ubiquiti 'Completely Fraudulent' on Sep 20, 2017
A short seller has alleged Ubiquiti is 'completely fraudulent'. Ubiquiti's CEO has responded calling them 'clowns'. Here is the short...
Avigilon 'Blue' Cloud Entry Examined on Sep 19, 2017
Avigilon is moving to the cloud. The company announced their Avigilon Blue platform, designed to be a web-managed surveillance system, utilizing...
HID Buys Mercury Security on Sep 19, 2017
One of the biggest access control deals in years. Mercury Security, the most widely used access hardware OEM, and partner to 20+ manufacturers,...
Hikvision Backdoor Exploit on Sep 18, 2017
Full disclosure to the Hikvision backdoor has been released, allowing easy exploit of vulnerable Hikvision IP cameras. As the researcher, Monte...

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