How Newegg crushed the - shopping cart - patent and saved online retail

Posted by BernardSwiss on Jan 28, 2013 9:16 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Joe Mullin
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Soverain isn't in the e-commerce business; it's in the higher-margin business of filing patent lawsuits against e-commerce companies. And it's been quite successful until now. The company's plan to extract a patent tax of about one percent of revenue from a huge swath of online retailers was snuffed out last week by Newegg and its lawyers, who won an appeal ruling that invalidates the three patents Soverain used to spark a vast patent war.

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Good show! notbob 11 647 Jan 29, 2013 12:30 PM

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