Judge Denies Injunction on eBay's "Buy It Now" Feature

A U.S. federal judge denied a request for a patent injunction against eBay Inc., but moved to the final stages of allowing a $25 million damage award against the online auctioneer. In a mixed outcome, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in the nearly six-year-old case of MercExchange LLC v eBay Inc. and Half.com Inc. denied a motion for a permanent patent injunction against eBay.

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