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IBM Hit With Data Security Patent Infringement Suit in Texas

Nov. 29, 2022, 7:37 PM

International Business Machines Corp. is facing a new lawsuit from data security firm DigitalDoors Inc. accusing it of infringing a handful of patents that it’s allegedly known about for more than a decade.

IBM’s cloud storage products and services violate US Patent Nos. 7,313,825, 7,322,047, 7,349,987, 7,552,482, and 7,721,344, which seek to fix “vulnerabilities with pre-existing data storage and data-security technologies in unconventional ways,” DigitalDoors wrote in a Monday complaint in East Texas.

According to the complaint, several IBM representatives met with DigitalDoors’ president, an inventor, in 2010. The Miami-based firm, launched in 2001 to ...