eBay patents granted on 16 June 2015

5 US patents granted on 16 June 2015 and assigned to eBay

1 9,060,271 Secure short message service (SMS) communications
2 9,058,378 System and method for identification of near duplicate user-generated content
3 9,058,343 Backward compatibility in database schemas
4 9,058,210 Weighted request rate limiting for resources
5 9,058,094 Method and apparatus for facilitating user selection of an item category in an online auction