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    IBM Wins Court Battle With Groupon Over Early Internet Patents

    IBM has won a judgement of $83 million when a jury sided with the company in a dispute with Groupon over early internet patents. Groupon says that the patents weren't valid because they describe obvious ideas, but the jury said that Groupon's infringement was willful. This allowed the judge to...
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    Groupon Faces Lawsuit from IBM for Failure to License Early Internet Patents

    IBM is seeking $167 million from Groupon for failure to purchase a license for patents such as "single sign on" technology where a customer can sign into a website with a user ID and password from another company. An example of this would be signing into Groupon with a Facebook or Google ID...
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