IC Maker Files Mobile Payment Suit
Maxim Integrated Products [NCE] filed three separate suits against Capital One, Expedia, and Starbucks over mobile applications. The four patents-in-suit generally relate to data exchange between modules. This suit appears to be the first suit initiated by a semiconductor company targeting retailers and retail banks for contactless mobile payments. 1/6, Eastern District of Texas, 4:2012cv00005; 4:2012cv00006; 4:2012cv00007.