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Ariba Sues Coupa for Patent Infringement

by Debbie Wilson  |  May 11, 2012  |  Comments Off

I heard from an end-user client today that Ariba has sued Coupa for patent infringement for patents it holds for its e-procurement solution. You can purchase access to the court filing fairly inexpensively at http://www.rfcexpress.com/lawsuits/patent-lawsuits/california-northern-district-court/93023/ariba-inc-v-coupa-software-inc/summary/. Never a dull moment in this industry, still.

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Deborah R Wilson
Research Vice President
8 years at Gartner
15 years IT industry

Deborah Wilson, a Gartner research vice president, covers procurement strategies and applications. Her areas of interest include procure-to-pay, e-marketplaces, e-sourcing, spend analysis, services procurement and supply risk assessment. Read Full Bio




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