Expedia Doesn't Rule Out Ticketing Patent, Fed. Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (March 5, 2013, 6:32 PM EST) -- A patent-holding company suing Live Nation Entertainment Inc., United Air Lines Inc. and others urged the Federal Circuit on Tuesday to revive its patent covering technology for selling ticketed seats online, saying a jury had erroneously determined Expedia.com's similar system preempted the patent.

CEATS told the Federal Circuit during oral arguments that while online travel site Expedia, formerly owned by Microsoft Corp., does allow patrons to select their seats online, the site doesn't include key features of CEATS' patent such as mouse-over pop-ups that describe the...
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