2006


Supreme Court sides with eBay in patent case

AP Worldstream

http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P1-123612328.html

 “What's happening today, particularly in the electronics industries, is a widespread misuse of the patent system,” said Robert Merges, a University of California Berkeley law professor who filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case on behalf of Web portal Yahoo. “People have been looking for tools to deal with it, and I think we just got a big one.”

5/15/2006