Newly-founded Texas firm sues over Apple Pay’s virtual wallet

December 28, 2018


The patent was acquired from South Korea and covers “management of virtual cards stored on mobile devices,” including “provisioning a contactless card in a mobile device with a mobile wallet application,” according to Fintiv’s complaint filed with the U.S. District Court in Waco, spotted by Patently Apple. Apple is allegedly infringing three claims in the patent by way of iPhones, the Apple Watch, and the iOS Wallet app.

Fintiv was founded just this year, but already claims to have 5.4 million people on its mobile payments and marketing platform, available in 12 languages and 60 countries.

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