books-stack.jpgIPNews® – A jury ruled in Eastern Texas federal court that Barnes & Noble did not infringe on the patent for gift card activation technology held by Alexsam Inc.

Barnes & Noble is just one of seven big retailers Alexsam has brought lawsuits against for patent infringement, and was the first case to be decided in court.  The jury rejected Alexsam’s claims of infringement and its request for $72 million in damages in this case, but what that means for the other retailer defendants remains to be seen.  To continue reading, click: Jury Rules No Gift Card Patent Infringement by Barnes & Noble