Priceline Gets Partial Win In IBM Patent Infringement Suit

By Joyce Hanson (September 19, 2017, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Monday handed a complicated and split ruling to International Business Machines Corp. and several Priceline Group Inc. travel and hospitality websites in IBM's lawsuit accusing the sites of infringing its patents from the early days of the internet.

U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark granted Priceline in part summary judgment of noninfringement on IBM's U.S. Patent No. 7,072,849, but denied in part Priceline's summary judgment bid with respect to IBM Patent No. 5,796,967, in an order whose memorandum opinion was unavailable because it is under seal pending Judge Stark's instructions that the parties must meet to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!