ROCHESTER, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2017) - Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DSS) ("DSS") announced today that it has filed lawsuits against Cree, Inc., Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and Seoul Semiconductor, Inc., and Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and Everlight Americas, Inc., in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division. The complaints allege infringement of several of DSS's Light Emitting Diode ("LED") patents. DSS's lead counsel for these cases is Russ August & Kabat, located in Los Angeles, California.

DSS's products and solutions are used by governments, corporations and financial institutions to defeat fraud and to protect brands and digital information from the expanding world-wide counterfeiting problem. Its technologies help ensure the authenticity of both digital and physical financial instruments, identification documents, sensitive publications, brand packaging and websites. DSS continually invests in research and development to meet the ever-changing security needs of its clients and offers licensing of its patented technologies. For more information on DSS and its subsidiaries, please visit

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