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- Subject: Re: Amazon-Patent
- From: Patrick Goltzsch <Patrick.Goltzsch@Hanse.de>
- Date: 15 Dec 1999 12:02:51 +0100
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>>>>> Patrick Goltzsch writes:
> Eingereicht: September 12, 1997
> Erteilt: September 28, 1999
> Klage: ?
Das Fragezeichen beantwortet
> FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE ACTS TO PROTECT AMAZON.COM'S PATENTED
> 1-CLICK(R) TECHNOLOGY; BARS ONLINE COMPETITOR FROM
> INFRINGING ON IT
> SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-Dec. 2, 1999--A federal district
> judge has granted leading online retailer Amazon.com a
> preliminary injunction protecting its patented 1-Click(R)
> technology and barring an online competitor from copying it.
> U.S. District Court Judge Marsha J. Pechman's preliminary
> injunction, issued late Wednesday, bars barnesandnoble.com
> from using its copycat version of 1-Click(R) technology
> while the lawsuit is pending. Amazon.com (www.amazon.com)
> filed suit Oct. 20, saying the defendant had illegally
> copied Amazon.com's innovative, patented 1-Click(R)
> technology, which makes online shopping as easy as a click
> of the mouse button.
> First made available to Amazon.com customers in September
> 1997, the 1-Click(R) feature securely stores billing and
> shipping information so that returning customers need only
> click their mouse once, without re-entering or re-confirming
> that information, to purchase selected items
> conveniently. In recognition of the innovative and unique
> nature of the 1-Click(R) technology, the U.S. Patent Office
> awarded Patent No. 5,960,411 to Amazon.com on September 28,
> "We're pleased that Judge Pechman recognized the innovation
> underlying our 1-Click feature," said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com
> founder and CEO. "The patent system is designed to encourage
> innovation on behalf of customers, and in 1997, this was a
> significant step forward for online shoppers that required
> thousands of hours of effort."
> About Amazon.com, Inc.
»Ja, gnädige Frau«, erwiderte die alte Haushälterin mit
gedämpfter Stimme. »Blut ist an jener Stelle vergossen worden.«
»Wie gräßlich!«, rief Mrs. Otis. »Blutflecke im Wohnzimmer kann
ich nicht ausstehen. Er muß sofort entfernt werden.«