Judge Dismisses Case Over Credit Technology

Law360, New York (March 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted summary judgment to a number of department stores, ending a lawsuit that alleged they were infringing on a patent relating to technology for establishing credit accounts.

Judge Cameron McGowan Currie of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina said Tuesday that no infringement had occurred given the claim construction.

Decisioning.com (DCI) brought the lawsuit against Federated Department Stores, which owns Macy's and Bloomingdale's, in 2003. The suit alleged the department store company was infringed on U.S. Patent No....
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