Fed. Circ. Upholds Judgment For Macy's In Patent Spat

Law360, New York (May 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a lower court's decision to grant summary judgment to Macy's Inc., ending a lawsuit that alleged the department store chain infringed a patent related to technology for establishing credit accounts.

Decisioning.com brought the lawsuit against Federated Department Stores, which is now Macy's, in 2003. The suit alleged the defendants were infringing a patent that covers a closed loop financial account processing system.

Judge Cameron McGowan Currie of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina said in March...
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