DCG Systems

August 02, 2011 14:00 ET

DCG Systems Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Checkpoint Technologies

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 2, 2011) - DCG Systems, Inc. announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Checkpoint Technologies, LLC in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. DCG's complaint alleges that Checkpoint's InfraScan products infringe seven patents held by DCG: United States Patent Nos. 7,224,828; 7,227,702; 7,466,852; 7,492,529; 7,639,025; 7,733,100; and 7,990,167. The complaint further alleges that DCG is entitled to damages and an injunction.

"Technology driven companies thrive on their ability to invent and innovate," said Dr. Israel Niv, President and CEO of DCG Systems, Inc. "It is their right to protect their intellectual property and prevent unauthorized use of their patented inventions."

About DCG Systems
DCG Systems, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Fremont, California, is the leading provider of semiconductor debug and characterization solutions for the semiconductor industry. With operations in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Israel, DCG delivers competitive cost and performance advantages to integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), wafer foundries and fabless chip companies worldwide. DCG Systems is comprised of the former Schlumberger/NPTest Probe Systems division, Optonics, Inc., Hypervision, Inc., Zyvex Instruments, LLC, and Thermosensorik GmbH, with an installed base of over 950 systems worldwide. For more information please visit

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