Fed. Circ. Urged To Revive Online-Shopping IP In Google Row

Law360, Los Angeles (October 22, 2013, 4:14 PM EDT) -- Online safe-shopping service buySAFE Inc. urged the Federal Circuit on Monday to reverse a district judge's patent ineligibility finding on its method for guaranteeing online transactions, a ruling that led to Google Inc.'s escape from an infringement lawsuit.

BuySAFE's Federal Circuit filing comes after Google escaped the suit in July when U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark ruled that the core concept of the method is abstract and therefore not patentable. Judge Stark said the disputed patent — U.S. Patent Number 7,644,019, titled, "Safe transaction guaranty"...
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