BuySAFE Goes After Google In Safe-Shopping Patent Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 23, 2011, 4:11 PM EST) -- Online safe-shopping service buySAFE Inc. slammed Google Inc. with a patent infringement lawsuit Thursday in Delaware federal court, accusing the search giant of using proprietary buySAFE business information to launch a competing service that violates a patented method for guaranteeing online transactions.

“Plaintiff buySAFE has been irreparably harmed by the defendant’s infringement of its valuable patent rights by the loss of market share, goodwill and bargaining position in buySAFE’s negotiations to raise additional capital,” the complaint said. “Google’s acts and practices have a dangerous probability of...
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