How Many Patents Has eBay Filed For?

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Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Today's "BWest Byte" is 151, for the amount of patents eBay has filed for since June. Cory Johnson reports on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

Off the hook.

[laughter] it has really sucked up the industry.

It is time for the bwest byte.

There are so many ideas of what ebay is.

It is constantly inventing stuff.

Steve said they have specifically filed 35 patents that are pending.

Pleaded aps earlier in the program of the culture of people who are hired here -- and we did a piece early in the program of the culture of people who are hired here.

What kind of patents?

I do not know the specifics.

There are young people who are highly motivated and they get the pace of the ebay story.

By the way when they learn it is not necessarily an auction, when they think about the ways for commerce to be facilitated by 2014, what are some things they could be cooking on -- how many patents need to be public?

They will talk about a patent portfolio.

It is interesting science.

They use those patents in aggressive way.

All of the small businesses out there, this is their platform on the internet, having those patents and security is an interesting and powerful approach.

I'm sure they will be a big part of the future.

And gloves related patents in

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