O’Melveny Represents DCG Systems in Patent Fight With Checkpoint Technologies

August 03, 2011




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SAN FRANCISCO, CA ─ August 3, 2011 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP is representing DCG Systems, Inc. in the patent infringement lawsuit it filed against Checkpoint Technologies LLC on August 2, 2011 in United States District Court for the Northern District of California. A copy of the complaint is attached.



The O'Melveny team is lead by Intellectual Property &Technology Litigation Practice Group partner Mark Miller, assisted by counsel Michael Sapoznikow and associate Alexander Parker, all based in the Firm's San Francisco office.



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The following press release regarding the lawsuit recently was issued by DCG Systems on August 2, 2011:


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