JP Morgan Sues Over Child Support Payment Patents

Law360 (April 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- JP Morgan Chase & Co. has launched a patent dispute against Affiliated Computer Services Inc., claiming the information technology company has long asserted invalid patents against rivals to uphold its dominant position as the company chosen by state governments to process child support payments.

The international financial services firm filed a 14-count complaint Friday in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, seeking declaratory judgment of invalidity and non-infringement of five ACS patents and infringement of three JP Morgan patents.

According to the complaint, ACS...
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