XPRT Ventures is suing eBay for $3.8 billion in damages for patent infringement. The lawsuit alleges that eBay attempted to patent the platforms for PayPal, Bill Me Later, and other online services based on stolen information shared in confidence by XPRT. While XPRT has a solid case, it is not clearly open and shut. Professor Derek Bambauer explained the company’s potential challenges in court to the E-Commerce Times.
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