A U.S. Appeals Court upheld a lower court ruling rejecting claims by FICO that a new credit score developed by credit bureaus Experian, Equifax and TransUnion infringed on its trademark and ordered the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to cancel a FICO trademark.

VantageScore Solutions, a joint venture of the three credit bureaus, announced that a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld an earlier ruling and described the decision as “a complete court victory.”

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