Fiserv Off Hook In Check-Validation Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 3, 2009, 10:53 AM EDT) -- Fiserv Inc.'s Secure Seal check validation system does not infringe a self-authenticating technology patented by Advanced Software Design Corp. because Fiserv does not, on its own, perform all the claims in the relevant patent, a federal judge has ruled.

In the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Monday, Judge Catherine D. Perry granted Fiserv's request for summary judgment on its claims of noninfringement, stating that the Advanced Software patent outlines a system for encrypting and decrypting security codes on negotiable instruments such as...
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