USPTO To Review Check Patent In BoNY, Deutsche Suit

Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 11:27 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has agreed to re-examine the patent at the center of a suit brought by LML Payment Systems Inc. over electronic check-reading technology, at the behest of Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas, The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. and two other defendants.

LML Payment Systems said Thursday that the USPTO had posted a nonfinal office action that noted that 16 of the patent's claims were subject to an inter partes re-examination and had been rejected.

The administrative proceeding is designed...
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