HID Committed Fraud, Alleges WaveLynx

By John Honovich, Published Jul 05, 2022, 11:15am EDT (Info+)

WaveLynx is fighting back against mega-industry company Assa Abloy / HID, responding to the latter's lawsuit alleging they committed fraud and are attempting to harass and stifle competition.

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Inside this note, we examine WaveLynx's response and how this escalates the litigation and public debate.

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** *** ****** ** *********** *** in ** ******* ** **** ********* andallow * *** *** ** **** **********, WaveLynx would be willing to consider taking a license. This license would have to be for Corporate 1000 as well as any other of HID's potential IP for 125 kHz or multi‐frequency readers at a cost of $0 per reader. This ***** ***** *** ** **** * ***** ******* ** *** ****** ******* **** ******** *** ******** *** **. This could provide HID with the benefit of the market's perception that there actually was legitimate IP there. Please keep in mind that an endorsement of HID's "IP" from WaveLynx would certainly hold a lot of clout in the marketplace. [emphasis added]

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***** ****,*********** **** *********** ****** ** *****, experiencing *************100% **** **** **** ******. 41. Counterdefendants are aware of WaveLynx’s substantial success. In fact, becauseWaveLynx buys physical credentials from HID, Counterdefendants **** ****** ********** **********’* *********** ****** over the last few years.42. Counterdefendants, on the other hand, have not experienced the same success. Infact, it is known in the industry that Counterdefendants’ ***** **** ******** ** ****** *****. For example, on information and belief, just in the last year, Counterdefendants have encountered supply issues and have been unable to provide products to their customers, which have forcedsome of those customers to source products elsewhere.

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**** ** * ****** ******** ****. We **** ** ********** ** *** how *** ******** ** ********* *** update ***********.

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