Fed. Circ. Nixes Part Of EPlus Online Sales Patent Win

Law360, New York (November 21, 2012, 6:47 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday threw out part of a jury verdict in favor of ePlus Inc. in a suit over online sales patents, ruling that some claims were indefinite while there was not enough evidence to support a finding that Lawson Software Inc. infringed others claims.

A jury in the Eastern District of Virginia had found in January 2011 that Lawson, which sells computer software for supply chain management, infringed five claims of two ePlus patents. The patents cover systems and methods to allow businesses...
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