EBay, PayPal Hit With Commerce Network Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 1:10 PM EDT) -- EBay Inc. and its subsidiary PayPal Inc. are facing new allegations of patent infringement from a Virginia patent-holding company over a system for transacting business on an e-commerce network.

Virginia E-Commerce Solutions LLC filed its infringement complaint against the two Web giants in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Friday.

The patent-at-issue is U.S. Patent Number RE 40,753 E, a reissue of U.S. Patent Number 6,618,705, which is titled “Method and system for conducting business in a transnational e-commerce network.” No...
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