eBay in patent fight over 'But It Now'

There are 5 comments on the The State story from Jun 12, 2007, titled eBay in patent fight over 'But It Now'. In it, The State reports that:

“I get the impression that, in a nice legal way, the court is being threatened”

AP Photo Gary C. Knapp Greg Stillman, a lawyer for Virginia based company, MercExchange LLC , speaks outside the Federal Court Building in Norfolk, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2007. via The State

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Real American

Springfield, MO

#1 Jun 12, 2007
Insanity! Pure insanity and greed. On this one hope ebay wins! How in the world is allowing some to patent words? Did they invent the words?

Since: Feb 07


#2 Jun 12, 2007
They can always use "GET IT NOW" I agree with Real American,no patents on words.

United States

#3 Jun 13, 2007
Maybe they can use the headline's mistake and use "But it Now". If it worked here, it'll work on eBay.
da do rite man

Grafton, IL

#4 Jun 14, 2007
wars been fought over patent rights , now where losing our best minds to over seas domanation becouse if ya fart some ones ready to sue

Since: Jun 07


#5 Jun 26, 2007
Maybe they can use the headline's mistake and use "But it Now". If it worked here, it'll work on eBay.

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