Acacia Sub Sues PayPal and CyberSource
- October 18, 2012
Credit Card Fraud Control Corporation (CCFCC), a subsidiary of Acacia Research, filed two suits against CyberSource (a Visa subsidiary) and PayPal (an eBay subsidiary), alleging that the defendants’ fraud protection services infringe a patent related to identifying a computer with a “negative database”. According to the complaint, CCFCC is the exclusive licensee of the patent-in-suit, which was issued to Fraud Control Systems.com in July 2012. I10/17, Southern District of Florida, assigned to Judge Kenneth A. Marra, 9:2012cv81141; assigned to Senior Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp and referred to Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins, 9:2012cv81143.