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4/24, 8:59 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Amazon testing patent infringement program - report

Amazon.com Inc. is working on a new program which would allow merchants on its marketplace to remove products that violate their patents, the Information reported on Wednesday.

According to the website, the e-commerce giant has been testing the program at least since the fall. Reportedly, it will connect sellers who believe their patent has been infringed and the one accused of the violation with a third-party lawyer who will evaluate their arguments and decide whether any product should be taken down from the marketplace.

Earlier, Amazon decided to shut down its marketplace in China.

Breaking the News / MD