Mobile Payment Co. Seeks Toss Of $13M Patton Boggs Suit

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 6:45 PM EDT) -- Upaid Systems Ltd. sought Thursday to dismiss Patton Boggs LLP's suit claiming the British mobile payment company owes it $13.7 million in legal bills, arguing a Texas federal court has no jurisdiction because the firm, with its international partners, should be considered a foreign citizen.

Upaid asked a judge to dismiss the suit, which stems from legal fees from Upaid's intellectual property dispute with Satyam Computer Service Ltd. that ended in a $70 million settlement in 2009.

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