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Lawyer-Plaintiff Awarded $35M Verdict Against eBay (access required)

A Norfolk federal jury last Tuesday handed down a $35 million patent-infringement verdict against online auction giant eBay. The plaintiff, a Northern Virginia lawyer, had claimed that eBay had used technology on which he held a patent in its popular "Buy It Now" feature. That technology, also used at eBay subsidiary Half.com, enables auction bidders to ...