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<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> APR IL 5, 2010 · VOL. 26 · NO. 1 · $9.00 · TWO SECTIONS<br /> EASTERN DISTRICT JURY AWARDS $27 MILLION AGAINST BANK, COMPANIES<br /> Jury's Willful-Infringement Finding Could Triple Damages<br /> by MARY ALICE ROBBINS<br /> On March 26, a federal jury in Marshall awarded<br /> DataTreasury Corp. $27 million in damages<br /> against U.S. Bank and two other companies in<br /> the first of DTC's suits to go to trial over alleged<br /> infringement of its patents covering technology<br /> used to process checks. 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