AT&T, Others Win Dismissal Of Network Patent Suits

Law360, New York (March 31, 2010, 1:35 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits accusing Bank of America NA, AT&T Mobility LLC and several other banks and communications companies of infringing a patent related to secure credit card transactions.

Judge Leonard Davis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Monday dismissed two separate complaints filed by Joao Bock Transaction Systems of Texas LLC for failure to state a claim.

The patent-sublicensing company had accused two groups of defendants of infringing U.S. Patent Number 7,096,003, which covers an apparatus and...
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