EXTON, Pa., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — CAP Index, the nation’s leading provider of crime risk forecasting services, is pleased to announce that it has settled the lawsuit it brought against Location, Inc. CAP’s suit, filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleged copyright and trade dress violations. CAP settled those and other claims on terms that are confidential, by agreement of the parties to the lawsuit.
“After nearly two years of litigation, we are very pleased with this result,” said Jon D. Groussman, J.D., President and Chief Operating Officer of CAP. “We are in business to serve our clients with the vital information they need to identify crime risk. This settlement will enable users of crime risk information—people who are tasked with the responsibility of protecting human life and property—to make the important distinction between CAP Index, the gold standard and pioneer of the field, and others.”
Groussman credited his legal team— James L. Beausoleil, Jr., Christiane Schuman Campbell, Samuel Apicelli, and James J. Halligan of Duane Morris LLP—for the favorable result.
“We are delighted with the hard work and great results we got from our team of lawyers,” he said.
The suit was brought by CAP Index against Location, Inc. in July of 2013 (Civil Action No. 13-cv-04225-CDJ).
About CAP Index
Since 1988, CAP Index® has provided innovative solutions for companies and government agencies looking to minimize a broad range of losses, including shrink, general liability, fraud, lawsuits and crimes against persons and property.
CAP Index provides actionable crime risk forecasting data and maps, as well as loss mitigation solutions, to 81 of the Fortune® 100 Companies and other leading retailers, financial institutions, insurance companies and restaurant chains in the U.S., the UK and Canada. Learn more about how and why industry leaders use CAP Index’s products.
CAP Index’s CRIMECAST® products are derived from an advanced evaluation system designed to identify the risk of personal and property crimes at any location in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. Address-specific CRIMECAST Reports assist clients in ranking and comparing multiple locations, site selection, security resource allocation, litigation and underwriting.
Going beyond CRIMECAST Scores, CAP’s team of consultants can analyze external CAP information in tandem with your internal company-specific data in order to create an objective, operationally feasible, cost-effective, and fully customized risk identification model.
About Duane Morris LLP
Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.
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