Paypal Merger With Ebay

PayPal, Inc., a leading online payment service, has been purchased by ebay for $1.5 million. This purchase and potential merger could hold some antitrust issues including monopoly as well as the fact that since PayPal is currently being sued for patent infringement and faces other pending litigation matters, eBay will be liable for these actions unless in their contract for purchase they did not elect the assume this liability.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What was the deal between eBay and PayPal?
What are possible legal implications of this acquisition?
What lawsuits are PayPal facing for patent infringement?
What other concerns and liabilities will eBay be facing because of this purchase?


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