Mitek Systems Sues USAA for Defamation and Unfair Business Practices
Mitek Systems (Nasdaq: MITK) today filed a motion to amend its complaint to include the claims of defamation and violation of the Lanham Act for unfair business practices in its lawsuit against United Services Automobile Association (USAA) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
"We believe these misrepresentations are damaging to our company and are designed to inhibit Mitek's ability to compete in the marketplace," said James DeBello, Mitek CEO and President. "Mitek is a known innovator and pioneer in the mobile banking sector with a substantial list of patents and trademarks to our name. Our team worked hard over many years to create Mobile Deposit® and was awarded five U.S. patents related to this technology.
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