Monday, February 11, 2013

PayPal Sued over Fraud Protection Services

Plaintiff: Credit Card Fraud Control Corp. (Fraud Control)

Defendant: PayPal Inc.

Court: California Northern District Court

Case Number: 3:13-cv-00501

Date Filed: February 05, 2013

Patent-in-Suit: US8229844

The patent US8229844 involved in this suit is assigned to Fraud Control Corporation (as per face page).  The patent entitled Method of Billing a Purchase Made over a Computer Network was issued on July 24, 2012 and expires[i] by June 05, 2016.

The Parties:
PayPal provides online payment solutions for individuals and businesses worldwide. It enables users to send and receive payments online across various locations, currencies, and languages through credit cards, bank accounts, promotional financing, and stored balances, without sharing financial information. The company also offers products and services, including integration center, recurring payments, request money, multi-user access, reports, and invoicing. PayPal, formerly known as Corp. operates as a subsidiary of eBay Inc.  
As in complaint:
Plaintiff alleges that defendant infringes the above patent by using internet address information (e.g., IP address) to identify, manage, and/or prevent fraudulent internet transactions. In particular, the complaint alleges that defendant has infringed the above patent through operation of the IP Address Match Filter feature provided in connection with Payflow Pro Fraud Protection Service.

Other Cases Filed:
Plaintiff has filed cases against the following companies:
Case Number
Date Filed
Cybersource Corporation
Full Spectrum Telecommunications
Table information sourced from Maxval’s Litigation Databank.
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[i] Expected expiration date. Patent Term Estimator is a free web-based tool that automatically calculates patent terms and expiration dates for U.S. utility patents.

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