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Fiserv wins suit over check fraud software

Fiserv Inc., the manager of check-processing and cash machines, won a U.S. patent-infringement lawsuit filed by a Canadian company over software technology designed to prevent check fraud. Fiserv doesn’t use the invention covered by the patent owned by closely held ...

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St. Louis company pays $27.7M to end patent dispute

Mars Inc., the maker of M&M candies, received payment of $27.7 million Tuesday in the final stage of a 20-year-old patent dispute with a St. Louis company. The fight was over electronic-coin mechanism technology for vending machines. Mars, based in ...

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Boeing wins fight against NASA over Shuttle tank

Boeing Co. is entitled to at least $16.9 million in compensation after winning a patent-infringement claim against NASA over an aluminum alloy used to build the Space Shuttle. Boeing, the world’s second-biggest commercial-plane builder, developed a lighter structure for frames ...

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Purina sues over patented additives

A closely held pet-food maker sued by Nestle, which owns St. Louis-based Purina, for patent-infringement said it was using the technology in dispute for years before the world’s largest food company sought patent protection. Wysong Corp., of Midland, Mich., filed ...

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Zoltek wins right to sue U.S. contractor

A St. Louis-based manufacturing company has won the right to proceed in its patent infringement lawsuit against a government contractor after being denied its suit against the U.S. government. “As far as we know, this is the first time a ...

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Nation Briefs

Blagojevich seeks to disqualify Fitzgerald from case Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, accused of trying to sell the vacant U.S. Senate seat of President-elect Barack Obama, asked a judge to disqualify Chicago U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald from the case. In papers ...

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