DataTreasury Scores Victory In Federal Circuit

Law360, New York (February 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a victory for check-processing company DataTreasury Corp., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of counterclaims that sought to invalidate the company’s patents.

Information technology services firm Electronic Data Systems Corp. brought the appeal. DataTreasury had accused EDS of infringing its patents for check-imaging and payment-processing technology.

Plano, Tex.-based DataTreasury filed the lawsuit against EDS—also based in Plano—and a slew of other companies in December 2002 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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