Home > Regions > North America > Amazon.com Finally Gets its “One-Click” Patent

Amazon.com Finally Gets its “One-Click” Patent

In the last issue of IP Currents, we reported that the Federal Court of Appeal had ordered the Canadian Patent Office to re-examine, on an expedited basis, Amazon.com’s Canadian patent application for its “one-click” internet shopping ordering method. The Patent Office had refused the application on the basis that it was directed to a business method that the Patent Office did not consider to be patentable subject matter. A series of appeals followed which culminated in the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold the patenting of business methods. More…