Amazon's "One-Click" Feature Prevails At Federal Circuit

Law360 (November 21, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Inc.’s method for “one-click” purchases was vindicated by the Federal Circuit on Monday, with the appeals court affirming an earlier decision to clear the popular online shopping feature of infringement.

IPXL Holdings Inc. sued Amazon in January 2004 after obtaining a patent for electronic transactions, invented by a patent attorney at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Virginia-based IPXL alleged the patent was infringed by Amazon’s system of storing customer information to...
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