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Apple Pay Patent Trial Pushed to 2022 After Waco Move Nixed

Oct. 5, 2021, 8:37 PM

Trial in a West Texas patent suit between Apple Inc. and Fintiv Inc. has been pushed to 2022.

Fintiv alleges the Apple Pay feature in iPhones and other devices infringes a patent related to contactless cards. A jury trial was previously scheduled to start Oct. 12 in the Waco division of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit last week, however, told Judge Alan Albright the case needed to proceed in the district’s Austin division. It said the judge abused his discretion moving the case to Waco ahead of ...

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