IDT Asks Fed. Circ. To Toss $10M Gift Card Patent Judgment

Law360, Washington (March 5, 2013, 3:52 PM EST) -- IDT Corp. urged a Federal Circuit panel on Tuesday to throw out a $10.1 million final judgment that found IDT infringed on Alexsam Inc.'s patents for gift card technology, claiming Alexsam never proved IDT had violated the patents and that the patents themselves are invalidated by prior art.

According to the telecommunications company, Alexsam's expert witnesses never properly examined the allegedly infringing point-of-sale devices used to process card transactions at retailers to determine if their software had been modified, an oversight that the company claims could...
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