InComm v. Blackhawk Lawsuit Update

Oct 28, 2010, 12:27 ET from InComm

ATLANTA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, the leader in sales and marketing of prepaid products and innovator of transaction processing, today announced the filing of another patent infringement claim against Blackhawk.  

In an amended complaint filed in the Western District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, InComm has asserted that Blackhawk infringes InComm's U.S. Patent No. 7,630,926, entitled "Inserting Value Into Customer Account at Point of Sale Using a Customer Account Identifier."

InComm's patent portfolio includes 29 domestic U.S. and 45 international patents, as well as numerous applications pending domestically and abroad.

About InComm:

InComm is the industry leading marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products using its state-of-the-art point-of-sale transaction technology and payment solutions to revolutionize retail product sales and customer experiences. With nearly $10 billion in retail sales transactions processed in 2009, InComm is the nation's largest provider of gift cards, prepaid wireless products, reloadable debit cards, digital music downloads, content, games, software and bill payment solutions. InComm partners with consumer brand leaders around the world to provide more than 225,000 retail locations the products and services their customers demand. Since 1992, InComm's patented technologies have made the buying process easier for consumers while streamlining the selling process for product and retail partners. InComm is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices in Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, Oregon, and Texas. To learn more about InComm, visit or call 1.800.352.3084.

The lawsuit, Case No. 09-CV-629, was filed in the United States District Court for Western District of Wisconsin.