Court Grants Cellebrite's Motion to Add Claims to Lawsuit Against Micro Systemation AB and MSAB, Inc. Amendment Asserts that MSAB Unlawfully Copied Cellebrite's Physical Extraction Solution for Android Samsung Devices
PETAH TIKVAH, Israel and GLEN ROCK, N.J., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has granted Cellebrite's motion to amend the Complaint, and the Complaint has been amended to assert claims against Micro Systemation AB and its U.S. subsidiary MSAB, Inc., for misappropriation of Cellebrite's trade secrets for copying Cellebrite's breakthrough solution for physical extraction of Samsung Android devices, to supplement Cellebrite's existing claims for copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation by Micro Systemation AB and MSAB, Inc., of Cellebrite's Samsung physical extraction solutions and BlackBerry physical extraction solution.
Cellebrite has also added a claim against Micro Systemation AB and MSAB, Inc. for violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by repeatedly accessing Cellebrite's US servers to download Cellebrite software in Sweden and the U.S. without authorization.
Founded in 1999, Cellebrite is a global company known for its technological breakthroughs in the cellular industry. A world leader and authority in mobile data technology, Cellebrite established its mobile forensics division in 2007, with the Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED). Cellebrite's UFED Series solutions enable the bit-by-bit extraction and in-depth analysis of data from thousands of mobile devices, including feature phones, smartphones, portable GPS devices, tablets and phones manufactured with Chinese chipsets.
Cellebrite's UFED Series is the prime choice of forensic specialists in law enforcement, military, intelligence, corporate security and e-discovery agencies in more than 60 countries.
Cellebrite is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Sun Corporation, a listed Japanese company (6736/JQ).