Netcraft Corp. v. eBay, Inc., 2008-1263
In a patent infringement suit over internet billing methods, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where the claim language "providing a communications link through equipment of the third party" was properly construed to require providing customers with internet access.
- Decided 12/09/2008
- Published 12/09/2008
- PROST, Circuit Judge., Before BRYSON, LINN, and PROST, Circuit Judges.
- United States Federal Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Frank E. Scherkenbach, Fish & Richardson P.C., of Boston, Massachusetts, argued for plaintiff-appellant. With him on the brief were Robert E. Hillman and Craig R. Smith; and Michael J. Kane and William R. Woodford, of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- For Appellees:
- Morgan Chu, Irell & Manella LLP, of Los Angeles, California, argued for defendants-appellees. With him on the brief were Samuel K. Lu and C. Maclain Wells.