Jury Hits US Bank For $27M In Check Imaging IP Suit

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 5:37 PM EDT) -- A federal jury has issued a $27 million verdict against U.S. Bank NA in a suit brought by DataTreasury Corp. alleging that the bank infringed two patents related to digital check imaging and storage.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas returned the verdict Friday, holding that U.S. Bank is jointly liable for the infringement along with Viewpointe Archive Services LLC and The Clearing House Payments Co. LLC.

The verdict comes in the first of three trials to determine whether...
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