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Internet Star eBay Loses Patent Lawsuit

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Internet Star eBay Loses Patent Lawsuit

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Internet Star eBay Loses Patent Lawsuit

Internet Star eBay Loses Patent Lawsuit

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A federal court jury rules that online auction giant eBay infringed on patents held by Thomas Woolston, a northern Virginia entrepreneur. The jury orders eBay, based in San Jose, Calif., to pay $35 million in damages. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

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