ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DSS; "DSS"), a leading developer and integrator of cloud computing data security and security printing technologies which prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud, reported today that its suit against Coupons.com has its first U.S. Federal court hearing scheduled for October 9, 2012.
In October 2011, DSS filed a law suit against Coupons.com alleging that Coupons.com misappropriated DSS trade secrets and breached confidentiality agreements with DSS. The suit involves DSS's proprietary digital copy protection technology; DSS contends that this technology has been utilized by Coupons.com on billions of internet generated coupons since 2006.
According to the Coupons.com Incorporated website - Coupons.com is the leader in digital coupons, including online printable, social, mobile and loyalty card promotions. Coupons.com and its digital coupons network is the largest provider of digital coupons.
DSS CEO Patrick White stated, "It is our contention that Coupons.com has utilized a copy protection technology which DSS provided to them for review under a strict non-disclosure agreement. Our research indicates that Coupons.com has printed this particular technology on billions of internet generated coupons since 2006."About DSS (Document Security Systems, Inc.): DSS provides counterfeit prevention and comprehensive brand and digital information protection solutions to corporations, governments, and financial institutions around the world. DSS develops and manufactures products and services containing patented and patent pending optical deterrent technologies that help prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud from the use of the most advanced scanners and copiers in the market. DSS's customized solutions are designed to protect against product diversion, counterfeit, and other costly and damaging events. In addition, The Company owns numerous patented and patent-pending technologies and products. For more information on DSS and its subsidiaries, please visit DSSsecure.com.