4-1 Discussion: Patents

After learning about the process an organization follows in obtaining a patent for an e-commerce business, answer the following question: How can internet patents be used to protect, or safeguard, numerous businesses practices on the internet? Explain using specific examples.

When responding to your peers’ posts, reflect on how patent infringement affects cyberspace and e-commerce. One area of focus could be the gray areas created by recent court rulings.