During 2015, more than a hundred patent infringement claims were asserted against banks in the Eastern District of Texas alone. These claims accuse core customer-service functions like:
- Online Banking
- Mobile Banking/Bill Pay
- Text Banking
- Statement/Notice Delivery Mode Election
- Transaction Verification and Security
- Imaging/Mobile Deposit
At the direction of TBA's Board of Directors and with the assistance of Steve Ravel -- Kelly, Hart & Hallman -- TBA staff utilized the perspectives of several banks and bankers to develop a cost-effective solution to the problem.