“Block Inc. has been freed from a patent-infringement suit claiming that it duplicated software covering digital coupons applied in online transactions.

A New York federal district court judge ruled Tuesday that AuthWallet LLC’s patent—U.S. Patent No. 9,292,852, regarding customer authentication and application of discounts in online transactions—was invalid as an abstract idea.”

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox was mentioned as Block’s representation in the article “Dorsey’s Block Slips Suit Saying It Copied Payments Software (2),” published by Bloomberg Law. The team includes Directors Daniel S. Block, William H. Milliken, Michael D. Specht, and Chandrika Vira.

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