HID Sues WaveLynx

By Isabella Cheng and Brian Rhodes, Published Mar 30, 2022, 08:09am EDT (Info+)

HID is suing WaveLynx, accusing the company founded by ex-HID employees of violating one of its foundational patents in a dispute that dates back six years.

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In this report, IPVM analyzes the case, examines the patent in question, and analyzes the court filings.

WaveLynx **********

*********** ******* ** **** ** ********. The ****** ************'* ******** *** ********* team ******* ** **-*** ************** ********(***),**** ******(***), ******* ******(****** ******* *********).

**** *** * ******* ** ******** in ******* ******** ********* ** * **** IPVM ****, ******** *****:

HID ***** ****

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

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*** ********* ******* **** ******** ******** one ** ***'* ******* (** *******,****** ** ******* ****) ** ********** 125 *** (*** *********), **.** *** (High *********) ** '** ***** ********’* Ethos *******,' ** ***** ** **** datasheet:

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March ****: ************

**** ******** ***-****-*** ****** ******* *** VP ****** ****** (*** ** ********* at**********)********** *** **** ********** ***** ****, ********** ********* ** for **** *******:

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PR '*** ***'

******** ********* ** ******** ** **** an *** ******* *** $* ** that *** ***** ******* * ** "win" ** ******** ******* **** ******** licensed *** **:

** *** ****** ** *********** *** 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]

**** ** ***** ** **** ********* in **** ***** ****** ***** (*.*., no ******* *** ** *********/***** *******). However, *** ***** **** ******* ** hard ** ****, *****, ** **********, the ******* *** ** *** **** the ** ******* **** ******.

********'* ******** **** ********* *** *********** of ** ******** ***** ************* **** HID:

** *** ***** *********** **** *** position **** ** ***** ***** **** award *** * ******* **** ********** to ********* **** *******

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* ******** **** *** *** ****** completely ********:

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Suit ***** ***** *** *****

** ******* *** ****** ** * consequence ** *** ***** **** ********. Strangely, *** **** *** ***** *** other *********** ******* *** *** ******* on **** ****** *** *** **** 6 *****.

HID: **** ****** **** **** ******

*** *** ***** ***** ***** ***** over **** ******. ***** ** * list ** *** **********, **** *** filing *** *********** **** ** *** case:

** **** ** ***** ******, *** companies ******* ********* ******* *** ***** issuing * ********. *** ****, ** any, ***** *** *********** **** *** is *** ******** ********.

***** *** ******,** * **** ***** *******, ** ***** "******* **** *** Court’s ********" **** *********, *** ***** made ** **** ********, ** *** case *** ******* ******* *** *******.

HID ********* ******* ********

** ******** *, ****, ******** ******* ********* *********, *****, *********, Suprema *** ****, *** ****** ******* ***** ***** products **** *** *********. ********* ***** ** ***** **** *** product ******** *** *******.

*** **** *** ******* ** ******* these ************ ******* *** *** **** genuine *** ******* ******* *** ****** by ***** ************* ** **************** ** compatibility. ** ********* ********* ******* **** all ******** ** *** ********* ** ensure **** *** ****, ********, *** durable. *** *** ** ********* **** similar ******* *** **** ********** ** any ************ ****** *************.

***********, *** *** ** ************ ******* with *** ******* **** (*)void *** ******** ******** ** ***** *******, *** (*) **** *** ******** ** *** ***** *** ******** (*.*., ***********, ***********, ***.) **** ** *********** **** ***** *******. HID does not accept liability for any potential risk or damage these unauthorized devices may pose.

*** ** ***'* ***** ****** *****, such ** ******** *** * ******* impact **** ** ****** ** ******* companies. ** ****, *** ** *** named *****, *****,*** *** ****** ****** *******.

Shortages *** ***********

**** ******* ***** ********* ********* ************* ******* ************* ** ***** ********** ** *****. This *** ****** ******* ***********, **** as ******** ******* ******* ************* ** dealers *** *** ***** ******** ** find *********** ******* ******** ** ******** projects.

Settlement ******

** ****** * ********** ** ** likely ** (*) *** (***** ** giant ****) *** *************** **** ********* to ******** **** ****** * ***** private ******* *** (*) **** **** with *** ********** ******* ** ***'* litigation.

** *****, ******** *** ***** ** pay **** ******* ****** ******* *** but ** ***** *** ****** **** to ************* ****** ********'* ********.

HID ***** **********

**** **** ********* ***'* *********** ** sue *** *********** *** ** * warning ** ****** ** *** ****** control ******.

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Comments (13)

*** ***** ** ***** **** ***** manufacturing *** ******** ******** ** **** truly **** ***** *** ******** ******** during **** **** ** ****. ******* then ********* **** ******** *** **** spend ***** **** *** ***** ************* and ******* ********. ***** *** ****** be ******* ** ******* ***** ****** SE ********** ** **** ********* ** those ********* *** *********** *** **** out ******** ** ***** *** **** them.

*** ** ******* *** ** *** sales ** ******* *** ********* ******** for ***** ***** ************ ***** **** can't ******* *** *******. **** *** a ***** ****** ** ********** *** utterly ************. **** * **** ** other ************ **** *** *** **** never ******* ***** **/**** ************ ** them. ****'* **** **** ** ** HID *** ******** ******* * *******. Now *** **** **** **** ***'* my ********* *** ***** ** ****** from *** *************.

* **** ********** * ** ***** to **** ***** ******* ******* *********** to *** ********* *** *** ***'* SE/SEOS ************. *** ******** ** *** going ** ***** ****** **** **** these ************ ***** ** ***. **** way **** ********* **** *** ** having *** ** ************* ***'* ****** us *** *** ********* *** **** to ****** ***** *********.

*** *** ******* **** **** ****** miserably ****** **** ****** ** ** opinion.

****** *** ***** ** ** ** A *** ****** ********* *** ** the **** ** **** ************* *** shipped **** ** ***** ******* ** utilizing ***** ** *** ***** ** US ** * *** ***** ********* such ** *****. ***** ** *** story ***'* *** *** **** **** in *** **** ******.

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****%, *** *** ****** ****** **** need ** ***** ***** - **** have * *********** ****** ** *** industry **** ******* *** ** **** shortages ** ******* *** ******.

**** ** ** **** **** **** it's *** **** ***** - **** for *** ******** ** ****** ******* them.

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**** *** ** ***** ** *** Mercury ********, ***** *******, *** *********** again? ***'* ***** ** **** ***.

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******. ****** ** **** ** ** 32 ***** *** ****** ** ********** and ******* ************. **** ** ***** to **** ***** ******** ** *** long ***.

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**** *** ******* **** ***** ******. Why ***** ***** ****.....

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?? ******* *** ******* ** ***** options **** *** ******* **** *****.

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* **** * ** ... ******** I ** ****** ** ********** ;)

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***** ****** ********* *** ******* **** of ******** ** ********. * **** I **** ******* ******* ***** ***** I ***'* *** **** *** ***** to ********.

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**** ******* ** ** * ****** arm ****** ** **** *** ******* companies ** *****. **** *** ****** ASSA ****** **** *** ***** *** unlimited *** ***** **** **** **** litigate *** ******* ********* **** **********. This ** ********** ** ** ** a *** ** **** ****** *****.

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* **** *** **** *******/*** **** to **** **** *** ** ** WaveLynx ******* *** ***** ***** *************, for **** ********. * ***** ***** that **** ** *** ****-**** *******/*** OEMs *** ***** ** ******* **** than *** ***** **** ***** *******. I ***** ****** **** ************ ********* between *** ********/******* **** *** **** we *** ******** ** ** '***********' panels.

**** ** .**

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****, ***** ** *** **** ****** the *** ******** **** ******* **** platform ****** *** ******* * **** a ****** **** **** **** **** result ** *** **** **** ******* proprietary *******. * ***'* **** ***** them ****** ** **** ***** ** one ** *** ***** ****** * would ** ** * *** ** ACS *** *** **** *******.

********** **** *'* ******* **** ***** be * ********* ** *** *********** formats **** ** ****** *** **** as *** *** ***** *** *** those ******* *** ****** ** * pinch ******* **** ***'* ****** *** to ***** ********** ******* *** ****'* licensed ** *** *** ***** *******. I've **** ****** **.** *********** ******* of ******/**** ******* ******* ** **** reason. **** **** **** ******** ****.

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**, ***, *** ******* ** "******" our ******** **** *********. ******** *** recognizes **** ** ****** ** ******* to * ****** ************ ** ****** products *** *** *******. *** ****** (give ** * *****) *** **** tone-deaf *** *****, ******** ***** ******* ASSA/ABLOY ***** **** ** *********** ****** consistent ***-****** *** *** ***** ** the ********. * ******* **** **** long ******* **** **** * **** in ***** *********, *** *** ** another...........

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* **** **** *** *** *** missing * *** ***** ****. ***'* Lawyers ****'* ***** ** ** ************ the ********. *********** *** ***'* ****** product *** ******* **** ** ** something ** ***** ***** *****.

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