Ariba Awarded $6M In Online Auction Patent Case

Law360, New York (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two months after a jury found that Emptoris Inc. infringed two patents held by Ariba Inc. for electronic auction technology, the judge in the case has awarded Ariba a total of $6.6 million and issued an injunction barring Emptoris from selling the allegedly infringing software.

Judge Ron Clark of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas handed down the final judgment in the case on Wednesday. It includes $4.9 million in damages awarded by the jury, $207,611 in prejudgment interest and $1.45 million...
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