Day: December 31, 2011

Canadian Patent Office allows Amazon.com’s “one-click” patentCanadian Patent Office allows Amazon.com’s “one-click” patent



Last month the Federal Court of Appeal issued its reasons in the Amazon.com “one-click” patent case. Since the Court of Appeal directed the Commissioner to revisit Amazon.com’s application, it was not clear whether or not the patent was eligible subject matter.[1] The decision of the Court of Appeal left many questions unanswered.

It appears that the Patent Office has now determined that Amazon.com’s patent application,  “Method and System For Placing A Purchase Order Via A Communication Network” (Canadian Patent Application No.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-12-31Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-12-31