Visa Escapes Credit Card Text Notification Suit

Law360, New York (June 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Visa Inc. has been let go from a lawsuit alleging that it infringed a patent-holding company’s technology for sending real-time text messages whenever cardholders require credit authorization.

Judge Daniel T.K. Hurley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida signed off Tuesday on a request by Calabrese Stemer LLC and license holder Charge Notification Services Corp. to dismiss the suit without prejudice, less than four months after the complaint was filed.

Representatives for the plaintiffs could not immediately be reached to elaborate on...
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