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These excerpts taken from the HPY 10-K filed May 11, 2009.

Intellectual Property

We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from our competitors.

Intellectual Property

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for
numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on
proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from
our competitors.

Intellectual Property

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for
numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on
proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from
our competitors.

Intellectual Property

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for
numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on
proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from
our competitors.

These excerpts taken from the HPY 10-K filed Mar 16, 2009.

Intellectual Property

We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from our competitors.

Intellectual Property

We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from our competitors.

Intellectual Property

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for
numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on
proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from
our competitors.

Intellectual Property

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own various trademarks and have applied for
numerous others. In connection with our acquisition of the Network Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corporation and Chockstone, Inc., we acquired rights to certain patents and trademarks. Most of our services and products are based on
proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from
our competitors.

These excerpts taken from the HPY 10-K filed Mar 10, 2008.

Intellectual Property

We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own trademarks for Heartland Payday, Heartland Payment Systems, hLearning, HPS, Instaview, Heartland POS Gateway, Heartland Payment Systems The Highest Standards, Online Merchant Center, Passport and HPS Exchange and have trademark applications pending for, HPS Connect, HPS Web Connect, Merchant Bill of Rights, Instalert, Netselect, Online Merchant, Give Something Back Network, GSB Network, Heartland Give Something Back Network, Heartland Payment Systems the Highest Standards the Most Trusted Transactions and Secure Exchange. In connection with our January 2006 acquisition of Debitek, Inc., we acquired the rights to certain patents and trademarks, including the trademark for “Debitek.” We have agreed with Heartland Bank and Heartland Card Company that we will not license or contractually permit any third party to use the name “Heartland” in connection with any financial services business in the State of Missouri. Most of our services and products are based on proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from our competitors.

Intellectual Property

FACE="Times New Roman" SIZE="2">We own or are pursuing several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own trademarks for Heartland Payday, Heartland Payment Systems, hLearning, HPS, Instaview, Heartland POS
Gateway, Heartland Payment Systems The Highest Standards, Online Merchant Center, Passport and HPS Exchange and have trademark applications pending for, HPS Connect, HPS Web Connect, Merchant Bill of Rights, Instalert, Netselect, Online
Merchant, Give Something Back Network, GSB Network, Heartland Give Something Back Network, Heartland Payment Systems the Highest Standards the Most Trusted Transactions and Secure Exchange. In connection with our January 2006 acquisition of Debitek,
Inc., we acquired the rights to certain patents and trademarks, including the trademark for “Debitek.” We have agreed with Heartland Bank and Heartland Card Company that we will not license or contractually permit any third party to use
the name “Heartland” in connection with any financial services business in the State of Missouri. Most of our services and products are based on proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting
our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from our competitors.

FACE="Times New Roman" SIZE="2">Employees

As of December 31, 2007, we employed 2,406 full- and part-time personnel, including
483 customer service, risk management, financial and operations support and underwriting employees, 98 systems and technology employees, 84 payroll services employees, 63 electronic cash systems employees, 76 accounting and
administration employees and 1,602 sales and marketing employees. None of our employees are represented by a labor union, and we have experienced no work stoppages. We consider our employee relations to be good.

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ITEM 1A. 
RISK FACTORS

An investment in our common stock
involves a high degree of risk. You should consider carefully the following risks and other information contained in this Annual Report on Form 10-K and other SEC filings before you decide whether to buy our common stock. If any of the events
contemplated by the following discussion of risks should occur, our business, results of operations and financial condition could suffer significantly. As a result, the market price of our common stock could decline, and you may lose all or part of
the money you paid to buy our common stock.

This excerpt taken from the HPY 10-K filed Mar 9, 2007.

Intellectual Property

We own or are prosecuting several patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, we own trademarks for Heartland Payday, Heartland Payment Systems, hLearning, HPS, Instaview and HPS Exchange and have trademark applications pending for, Heartland POS Gateway, HPS Connect, HPS Web Connect, Heartland Payment Systems The Highest Standards, Merchant Bill of Rights, Instalert, Netselect, Online Merchant, Passport and Secure Exchange. In connection with our January 2006 acquisition of Debitek, Inc., we acquired the rights to certain patents and trademarks, including the trademark for “Debitek.” We have agreed with Heartland Bank and Heartland Card Company that we will not license or contractually permit any third party to use the name “Heartland” in connection with any financial services business in the State of Missouri. Most of our services and products are based on proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from our competitors.

This excerpt taken from the HPY 10-K filed Mar 14, 2006.

Intellectual Property

          We own trademarks for Heartland Payday, Heartland Payment Systems and HPS Exchange and have trademark applications pending for Hlearning, HPS, Instalert, Instaview, Netselect, Online Merchant, Passport and Secure Exchange. We have agreed with Heartland Bank and Heartland Card Company that we will not license or contractually permit any third party to use the name “Heartland” in connection with any financial services business in the State of Missouri. Most of our services and products are based on proprietary software that is updated to meet merchant needs and remain competitive. Protecting our rights to our proprietary software is critical, as it allows us to offer distinctive services and products to merchants, which differentiates us from our competitors.

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