Amazon, Target Among Winners in eCommerce Patent Lawsuit

What's Next In Payments®
6:15 PM EST May 22nd, 2012

A U.S. district judge decided in favor of Amazon, Target, and a host of other retailers that had been sued by Kelora Systems LLC this week, settling a patent infringement case that began two years ago.

According to Internet Retailer, Kelora holds a patent on a certain type of search software that lets consumers browse online storefronts by price, size, and other item-specific parameters. On Tuesday, Judge Claudia Wilken of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the technology being used by the defendants did not infringe on that patent.

Lee Cheng, general counsel for Newegg, a defendant in the case, said the decision “is sending a message that the tide is turning against these types of frivolous lawsuits.”

Read the full story here.

Comments
Also by This Author
What's Hot
Merchant Innovation
“Shazam for Fashion” Launches Stylist App
News
Samsung’s Double-Barrel Galaxy S6 Launch
News
Consumers Go Mobile For Smart-Device Research
Merchant Innovation
Will Half Of All Americans Be Amazon Prime Customers By 2020
View All Articles ››
You May Also Like
Company Spotlight
Different mPOS Strokes for Different mPOS Folks
International
Digital River Offers A Sneak Peak At Mobile eCommerce Trends
Mobile Commerce
Trustwave Buys Cenzic To Beef Up App Testing Capability
Cool
The Shortlist – Get To Know Them Today, You’ll Be Talking About Them Tomorrow
B2B Payments
B2B Meets The Cloud: The Evolution of Payments
B2B Payments
ING Boosts B2B E-Payment Services with Basware
B2B Payments
Wonga Chooses Buyer for Nixed Business Lending Unit
View All Articles ››