Walker Can't Assert Patents It Lost In Amazon Case: Judge

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Wednesday dismissed an e-commerce patent suit by Walker Digital LLC against Amazon.com Inc. and others, ruling that the company lost its rights to the patents in an earlier settlement with eBay Inc.

U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson granted motions by Amazon, Barnes & Noble Inc., Expedia Inc. and Zappos.com Inc. to dismiss Walker's separate suits against them for lack of standing, finding that a provision of a 2011 settlement allowing eBay to license several Walker patents also gave eBay the...
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