Bilski Test Dooms CyberSource Online Fraud Patent

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has invalidated a patent held by CyberSource Corp. for a system to detect fraud in online credit card transactions, finding that it does not meet the Bilski test and handing a victory to Retail Decisions Inc., which had been accused of infringement.

During a hearing Monday, Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled from the bench that the asserted claims of CyberSource's patent were invalid because they did not meet the patentability standard articulated...
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