DataTreasury’s Check Patents Clear Obviousness Hurdle

Law360, New York (September 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A magistrate judge has recommended that a legal effort by the banking industry to invalidate two patents asserted by DataTreasury Corp. should be rejected so the check-processing company’s high-profile battle can go forward.

If the court adopts Magistrate Judge Caroline M. Craven’s recommendation, it will be the latest in a string of advancements for DataTreasury in its widespread patent infringement campaign to win royalties from the industry’s electronic banking activities.

The failed attempt to label the asserted patents obvious was filed by defendants First Data Corp....
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