Experian, Katz Settle Over Call Processing Patents

Law360, New York (May 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Credit information provider Experian Plc has joined a long list of companies that settled with billionaire inventor Ronald A. Katz over patents for interactive voice applications, Katz revealed on Wednesday.

Katz said that Experian had entered into a settlement agreement with his company, Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LP, and would pay an undisclosed sum for a nonexclusive license to the patents he holds.

The license covers services Experian offers in the “Automated Credit Bureau” field of use, including customer service the company provides using automated...
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