Court Agrees To Broad Scope Of Patent Claims In Suit Vs. J.P. Morgan

Law360, New York (February 24, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has handed a small company a victory in its multi-billion-dollar patent infringement suit against J.P. Morgan Chase, First Data Corp., and Ingenico Groupe over check imaging technology.

Last week, Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas rejected claims by the plaintiffs that DataTreasury Corp.’s patent gives it only limited ownership of the technology.

The court ruled in favor of DataTreasury in all 15 disputed claims in a claims construction hearing.

The ruling recognizes the broad scope...
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