Actus' Web Payment Patent Suit Survives Bid To Toss

Law360, New York (February 11, 2010, 2:38 PM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to toss a suit filed by Actus LLC accusing a slew of financial and retail companies — including Capital One Financial Corp., Visa Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. — of infringing patents covering electronic methods for processing payments, determining that such a move would be premature.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled Wednesday that Actus’ allegations were sufficiently robust to survive a motion to dismiss filed by Capital One, Visa, Enable...
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