Amazon Dealt Setback In 'One Click' Patent Battle

Law360, New York (July 27, 2009, 10:03 PM EDT) -- Inc. has largely lost a bid for summary judgment on several patent infringement claims brought by Cordance Corp. in the companies’ dispute over online purchasing technology.

A “battle of the experts” in the long-running patent dispute creates questions of fact that mostly preclude summary judgment, Magistrate Judge Mary Pat Thynge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware said in an opinion issued Monday.

Judge Thynge did grant Amazon a judgment of no willful infringement with respect to three patents.

In all, Judge...
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