Business Method Patent Involving Cardless Transactions

PayPal, Inc., a leading online payment service, has been sued for patent infringement by a number of companies. Although PayPal has filed patent applications, to protect their technology, they face a number of competing patent infringement lawsuits. Business method patents are becoming more controversial. Court action is being sought to enable entities to gain a monopoly position on a manner of doing business.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is the latest litigation that PayPal faces?
How has the patent office responded to electronic commerce patents?
What has the former cases of PayPal, British Technology, and Palm taught about business method patents?

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