July 2015

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USPTO Affirms 5 Credit Card Patents for Morley/REM Holdings

Patent Trial and Appeal Board rejects challenges from Square Inc.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has issued a final written decision confirming the patentability of five patent claims covering card-reader technology invented and owned by Washington University Professor Dr. Robert E. Morley Jr. In its decision, the PTAB rejected a series of challenges to U.S. Patent No. 8,584,946 filed by San Francisco-based mobile credit card processing company Square Inc.

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