EDISON, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/13 -- StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SFOR) announced today that it has filed a Complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey seeking a declaratory judgment that (1) it does not infringe a patent for customer authentication technology owned by Authentify Patent Co., LLC ("Authentify"), and (2) the Authentify patent is invalid under the Patent Act. On April 26, Authentify filed a patent infringement action against StrikeForce in federal district court in Seattle, Washington, claiming that StrikeForce has infringed Authentify's patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,934,858.
"Today's filing is part of our continuing effort to protect our rights and position in this increasingly important market," stated Mark L. Kay, CEO of StrikeForce. "We will respond to the case in Washington State if and when we are served, and pursuant to the court's rules and procedures."
StrikeForce has retained Blank Rome LLP, a national law firm, to represent it in patent litigation. "The engagement of a law firm of such quality and reputation to vindicate our rights to market and sell our out-of-band technology products further strengthens our ability to protect our Intellectual Property (IP) and increase our revenues, which we worked diligently for many years to develop," commented Mark L. Kay, CEO of StrikeForce.
About StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, "Out-of-Band" authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions. StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SFOR) is headquartered in Edison, N.J., and can be reached at www.strikeforcetech.com or by phone at (732) 661-9641 or toll-free at (866) 787-4542.
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StrikeForce Investor Relations Contact:
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