Judge Hands Victory To eBay In Netcraft Patent Battle

Law360, New York (December 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Online auctioneer eBay Inc. and its unit PayPal Inc. have scored a victory in a patent infringement case first brought by Netcraft Corp. alleging patent infringement related to Internet billing methods.

Judge Barbara B. Crabb of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin granted eBay and PayPal's motion for summary judgment of non-infringement. The court entered judgment in favor of eBay and PayPal Tuesday.

“We are pleased by the court's well-reasoned ruling in this case. We will continue to protect the interests of...
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